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NWS Confirms Multiple Tornadoes
TRAER/REINBECK, IA (CBS 2/FOX 28) -- The National Weather Service now confirms that 5 tornadoes hit the state last night, including two EF-1 tornadoes close to home.
One hit just north of Traer around 8 o'clock last night and stayed on the ground for more than 17 minutes.
Surveyors say another reached a peak wind speeds of 100 miles-per-hour just outside Reinbeck.
It stayed on the ground for about 13 minutes and traveled 3 miles before the funnel broke up.
It damaged several properties southwest of town.