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Event Details

Event High Wind
Magnitude 52 kts.
State IOWA
County/Area CLAYTON
WFO ARX
Begin Date 10/26/2010 10:45:00 CST-6
End Date 10/27/2010 17:00:00 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 1/0
Property Damage 18.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A low pressure system deepened over northern Minnesota and was responsible for high winds across northeast Iowa in the morning hours of October 26th into the daytime hours of the 27th. The winds produced gusts up to 60 miles per hour near Harpers Ferry (Allamakee) in the morning hours of October 27th. The high winds blew over a Freightliner truck and injured the driver near Monona (Clayton), damaged buildings in Clayton County, caused power outages that affected 1400 customers in Charles City (Floyd) and prompted Valley Community Schools (Fayette) to close early.
Event Narrative A new sixty by thirty foot building was blown over near Monona and a twenty by twenty-four foot metal shed was blown over near Guttenberg. A section of the roof was blown off a business west of Monona and a building under construction was flattened east of Monona. In addition, a Freightliner truck was blown over injuring the driver 2 miles east of Monona.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 1 31.00K 0.00K
CLAYTON (ZONE) CLAYTON (ZONE) IA 10/26/2010 10:45 CST-6 High Wind 52 kts. EG 0 1 18.00K 0.00K
MITCHELL (ZONE) MITCHELL (ZONE) IA 10/26/2010 10:45 CST-6 High Wind 77 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHICKASAW (ZONE) CHICKASAW (ZONE) IA 10/26/2010 10:45 CST-6 High Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
FLOYD (ZONE) FLOYD (ZONE) IA 10/26/2010 10:45 CST-6 High Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
HOWARD (ZONE) HOWARD (ZONE) IA 10/26/2010 10:45 CST-6 High Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WINNESHIEK (ZONE) WINNESHIEK (ZONE) IA 10/26/2010 11:00 CST-6 High Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FAYETTE (ZONE) FAYETTE (ZONE) IA 10/26/2010 11:00 CST-6 High Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
ALLAMAKEE (ZONE) ALLAMAKEE (ZONE) IA 10/26/2010 11:00 CST-6 High Wind 52 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 1 31.00K 0.00K