Des Moines, Iowa – Iowa is in the middle of Severe Weather Awareness Week and Meteorologist Mindy Beerends, at the National Weather Service talks says today is Tornado Day.
Last year was a relatively quiet year for tornadoes in Iowa.
This year is already very active for tornadoes with multiple reports of funnel clouds in late February and at least ten tornadoes touched down statewide in early March. Beerends says there will be a statewide tornado drill on Wednesday.
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