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Iowa weather officials report tornado but no major damage

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The National Weather Service says a tornado touched down in northwest Iowa Sunday evening, but no substantial damage or injuries were immediately reported.

The weather service's Des Moines office reports the tornado was documented by a storm chaser at 11:23 p.m. north of Otho.

Emergency managers reported some tree damage, including downed limbs in Dayton.

Funnel clouds were reported further to the northwest between 8:40 and 9 p.m., and tornado warnings were issued for six Iowa counties at various times Sunday night.

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