Tornado Sirens Wail as 'Life Threatening' Storms Slam Iowa

Iowa was slammed with “life threatening” storms as severe weather wreaked havoc across the US Midwest on December 15, causing damage in several states.

The National Weather Service issued a flurry of tornado warnings on Wednesday in the state, and cautioned of wind gusts of speeds upwards of 80 mph.

This footage, taken Wednesday in the Ames area, captures blaring sirens, heavy winds and rain lashing the area. Credit: Kevin Cavallin via Storyful

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