A high wind warning was in effect for Cerro Gordo, Kossuth, Winnebago, Worth, Hancock, Wright and Franklin counties. Winds increased to 30 to 40 mph with gusts of around 60 mph. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
High winds also blew the roof off a building on Second Street Northwest in Britt.
At 9:53 a.m. Thursday, a 63 mph wind gust was reported at Mason City Municipal Airport.
In Lake Mills, the canopy over the gas pumps at Casey's was toppled by high winds.
Hancock County Emergency Management and Worth County Sheriff’s Office announced on Facebook that there were several downed power lines and poles through the counties.
Temperatures are expected to drop to 29 degrees Friday into Saturday. The sun will begin to peak out and will continue to shine through the weekend as temperatures rise to 57 degrees Monday.
The National Weather Service expects the warm up trend to continue through next week with a high of 62 degrees Tuesday.
Storm St. Ansgar
Storm Britt 2
Storm Britt 1
Iowa State Patrol over turned semi photo
Iowa State Patrol over turned semi 2
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I-35 Rest Area North of Clear Lake
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I-35 at Northwood exit
I-35 at Ames
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Highway 9 near Decorah
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