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F5 Tornado Hits Iowa

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posted on May, 27 2008 @ 05:37 PM
Parkersburg, Iowa was nearly wiped off the map. The Massive tornado that struck sunday after noon killed 7 people and hurt more than 70.

National Weather Service officials said Tuesday that a mile-wide tornado that killed seven people in northeastern Iowa was the strongest category of tornado, an EF5. The storm hurt 70 people and destroyed 441 homes destroyed

The official report was that winds reached above 205MPH.
The storm litterally Flatened homes, then threw them hundreds of feet.

Video of the damge from the air.

"We were in the eye of the tornado, completely surrounded. The tornado had obliterated all of our home."

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