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Muscatine Deals With Storm Aftermath

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Some buildings in Muscatine suffered major storm damage. Some buildings in Muscatine suffered major storm damage.

Officials are still working to assess the aftermath from Monday's storm in Muscatine. 
    
They say some areas of the city were hit so badly, they won't have a complete evaluation until tomorrow.

There was still debris from the storm all over the city around 7:30 Monday evening. Two of the buildings that were hardest hit were Krieger Collision Center and Calvary Church. 

Authorities say there was a person inside Krieger when the roof collapsed. They say that person suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital in Iowa City.
     
Meanwhile, Calvary Church's roof was blown off and there are several inches of standing water inside the building right now. Some of the church members we talked to say they're thankful the church is closed Mondays because they never heard the warning sirens go off.

"The actual tornado warning wasn't issued until 22 minutes after 3:00," Muscatine County Emergency Management's Matthew Shook said. "So the storm was actually here and gone by the time we got the notification for the warning."

Emergency management says it is still waiting for word from the National Weather Service on how it will classify the storm that tore through the area.

 

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