National Weather Service: tornado touched down near Dubuque Monday night

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NEAR DUBUQUE, Iowa (KWQC) - The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down southwest of Dubuque, Iowa this week.

(Cropped Photo: Lane Pearman / CC BY 2.0)

The twister struck just after 10 p.m. Monday, west of the airport. It lifted after churning only a few hundred yards.

It damaged corn, trees and the rooftops of two houses, but no one was hurt.