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Tornadoes, damage reported as storms move through

A photo of a tornado near West Branch on Saturday, May 23rd from Rick Crow.
A photo of a tornado near West Branch on Saturday, May 23rd from Rick Crow.(KCRG)
Published: May. 23, 2020 at 1:20 PM CDT
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Cleanup is underway following severe weather that produced several reports of tornadoes as storms moved through Eastern Iowa.

The first tornado reports came in shortly after noon Saturday. Spotters reported a tornado on the ground in northeast Johnson County. Damage was reported in the communities of Morris and Oasis. Several farm buildings and equipment were damaged. No injuries were reported.

In Cedar County, witnesses say it was a tornado that caused damage near Mechanicsville. Witnesses say the tornado touched down and caused minor damage to field and farm buildings. One home north of town was damaged as the storm moved through. No injuries were reported.

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