Tornado Siren Blares in Northwest Iowa

A tornado watch was in effect for several counties in Iowa on Tuesday, April 16, as severe weather moved through the region.

Video captured by Jamie Tooker shows a dark cloud hovering over Orange City, northeast of Sioux City, as a tornado siren blares.

Weather officials said wind gusts up to 40 mph were possible in parts of the state, and warned drivers to “keep a firm grip on the steering wheel.” Credit: Jamie Tooker via Storyful

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