Welcome to Iowa Public Television! If you are seeing this message, you are using a browser that does not support web standards. This site will look much better in a browser that supports web standards, but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device. Read more on our technical tips page.

Iowa Public Television

 

Aftermath of Parkersburg Tornado (Full Program) (Episode 162)

posted on May 28, 2008

In order to view this video, you must install Microsoft Silverlight

This video player uses Microsoft Silverlight.

The Iowa Journal takes a look at the aftermath of the tornado that struck Parkersburg Iowa. The May 25th (2008) storm has been declared the strongest tornado the state has seen in more than 30 years. With wind speeds of more than 200 mph, the storm left 43 miles of destruction behind it. Seven Iowans were killed in the storm, and the damage to this Iowa community is significant. Studio guests include: Barry Campbell, Mid-America Energy, and David Miller, Director of Iowa Homeland Security News analyst is Dave Pitt, from the Associated Press. Paul Yeager hosts. (27:46)

Tags: climate change disasters HEAT Iowa Iowa-storms-08 Parkersburg storms tornadoes weather