EF-1 Tornado Touched Down Near Dubuque Monday Night

The National Weather Service confirms a tornado touched down as storms moved through Dubuque County Monday night.

The report says the tornado touched down southwest of Dubuque and caused damage to corn, trees and houses along its three tenths of a mile path. At the widest the tornado was 50 yards

wide. Two houses had partial roofs removed and another sustained a hit from the crown of

a pine tree that bowed in the side of the house. Peak estimated winds were 100 mph, making the tornado an “EF-1”.  No injuries were reported.