Greenfield, Iowa

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Tough news came out of Greenfield, Iowa. This small town of around 2,000 people, located 50 miles southwest of Des Moines, was hit hard by a tornado on Tuesday.

Tragic Losses and Ongoing Search

Multiple deaths have been reported, but authorities haven't confirmed the exact number yet. The Iowa State Patrol is on the case, and while search efforts continue, they believe everyone in town has been accounted for.

Heartbreaking Damage

Night of Unprecedented Storms

On Tuesday night, 33 tornadoes were reported across the Midwest, including southern Minnesota, Iowa, and parts of Wisconsin. It was a night of terrifying weather.

Do You Want to Help?

If you want to help, the Department of Transportation (DOT) Facility east of Greenfield is accepting food and water donations. The address is 2313 Highway 92, Greenfield, IA 50849. Every bit helps when a community is rebuilding from such devastation.

Tornadoes Across the Region

Tornadoes were also spotted in places like Red Oak, Macksburg, Winterset, and several other towns near Des Moines. One dramatic video captured a tornado near Red Oak, filmed by Ronald G. Bingham Jr. Another video showed a tornado near Carbon, Iowa, and a storm chaser caught footage of a tornado destroying a windmill near Williamson, close to the Missouri border.

Whether you can donate, volunteer, or just spread the word, your support can make a difference.

Stay safe, everyone, and here's hoping for calmer weather ahead.