QUAD CITIES – National Weather Service damage surveys have confirmed two tornadoes briefly touched down Saturday night in northeastern Des Moines County, just south of Oakville, IA.
Both tornadoes were rated EF-2 (on a scale of 0-5), with peaks winds of 120 mph.
Multiple homes were damaged, including one moved off its foundation. Other outbuildings were also damaged or destroyed, including a hog confinement.
The tornadic winds were even strong enough to move two pieces of farm equipment 40 yards and briefly lift a pickup truck into the air.
In addition to building and vehicle damage, numerous trees and power poles were snapped.
No injuries were reported.