Residents in Oskaloosa will be busy today cleaning up debris from a powerful storm that hit the community Wednesday afternoon.
A Severe Thunderstorm Warning with winds of 70 mph was issued by the National Weather Service for Oskaloosa just minutes before the storm hit.
The storm brought down power lines and damaged trees in the community located to the northwest of Ottumwa. In addition a semi tractor trailer was blown over in Oskaloosa.
Crews from Mid-American energy company were kept busy restoring power to a number of homes and businesses in Oskaloosa. No juries were reported.