NWS confirms Wednesday tornado near Salem, IA

Weak tornado near Salem caused no damage

Salem, IOWA - Meteorologists from the National Weather Service in the Quad Cities confirmed a tornado was on the ground briefly near Salem, IA on Wednesday.

The tornado rates as an EF-0 and had winds of 60mph.  The twister was 20 yards wide.  

No damage happened but the tornado was on the ground for about 3 minutes.  The twister formed at 2:56 p.m. and lifted by 2:59 p.m.  

Additional survey info will be added to this story if/when the NWS adds more data to the storm report from Wednesday.  

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