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Tornado Damage Survey April 9, 2011 -- Pocahontas Tornado Upgraded to EF4

Map of all Tornadoes in the Des Moines CWA from April 9, 2011.
Track of Tornado A.
EF3 damage to a house 5 mi WNW of Early - Photo by NWS Des Moines, Iowa.
EF3 damage to a house 5 mi WNW of Early - Photo by NWS Des Moines, Iowa.
Track of Tornado B.
EF2 damage to a farmstead SW of Early - Photo by NWS Des Moines, Iowa.
EF2 damage to a farmstead SW of Early - Photo by NWS Des Moines, Iowa.
EF2 damage in the town of Early - Photo by NWS Des Moines, Iowa.
EF2 damage in SW of Early - Photo by NWS Des Moines, Iowa.
Track of Tornado C.
Track of Tornado D.
EF1 damage to a farmstead NW of Varina - Photo by NWS Des Moines, Iowa.
EF2 damage to a farmstead SE of Varina - Photo by NWS Des Moines, Iowa.
EF2 damage to a house in the town of Varina - Photo by NWS Des Moines, Iowa.
EF1 damage to a school and grain bin in the town of Varina - Photo by NWS Des Moines, Iowa.
EF3 damage to a farmstead WNW of Pocahontas - Photo by NWS Des Moines, Iowa.
EF3 damage to a farmstead WNW of Pocahontas - Photo by NWS Des Moines, Iowa.
EF2 damage to a farmstead NW of Pocahontas - Photo by NWS Des Moines, Iowa.
EF2 damage to a farmstead NW of Pocahontas - Photo by NWS Des Moines, Iowa.
Track of Tornado E.
Track of Tornado F.
Tracks of Tornadoes G, H and I.
Track of Tornado J.
Combine blown into field...looking east - Photo by NWS Des Moines, Iowa.
Combine blown into field...looking west - Photo by NWS Des Moines, Iowa.
Picture taken from house location looking southeast. The middle truck was blown into the resident's basement. The combine is shown in the background - Photo by NWS Des Moines, Iowa.
EF4 damage to a farmstead west of Pocahontas. The tornado track is visible by the swirls in the ground. The small yellow circle indicates the combine's location in the field, and the yellow arrow shows where it was originally parked - Photo by Iowa Civil Air Patrol.
Out building swept clean, with no visible remnants - Photo by NWS Des Moines, Iowa.
Corn stalks driven into a tree trunk - Photo by NWS Des Moines, Iowa.
Track of Tornado K.
Photo by NWS Des Moines, Iowa.
Track of Tornado L.
EF0 damage to a hog confinement - Photo by NWS Des Moines, Iowa.

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