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October 05, 2013 07:29 AM

Tornado Damage Cleanup Underway

Jefferson, SD

It's going to be a busy weekend of cleanup duty for many people dealing with tornado damage from Friday night's storms.

The Union County emergency manager says several homes were damaged in the Wynstone Development near Jefferson, SD.  Interstate 29 has reopened after the tornado swept vehicles off the road.  The tornado also damaged barns and other out-buildings in rural Union County.

The mayor of Wayne, Nebraska says the community will rebuild in the aftermath of a tornado that destroyed several businesses and homes.

Tornadoes also carved through parts of northwest Iowa.  A tornado touched down near Washta and Cherokee.  Emergency management reports extensive tree debris and power line damage from an area west of Washta to Quimby.  Silver Sioux Campground had two travel trailers damaged.

The Plymouth County, IA Sheriff's Department reports ten moderately to severely damaged buildings, but no injuries, after a tornado touched down in the southwest part of the county.

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