The power outages, downed power lines and road closures occurred across North Iowa Thursday following overnight and morning thunderstorms.
High winds, heavy rains and hail pummeled North Iowa Wednesday into Thursday.
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 that strong 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.
And warming center were in operation at the Kensett Community Center in Kensett for Worth County residents without power.
Continue to check back for more updates as power is gradually returned.