Storms Move Through the Area Thursday Morning

Atmospheric conditions were ripe and storms moved through the area Thursday morning. Alliant Energy officials reported 1,195 customers without power in Marshall County, 538 in Grundy County, 110 in Hardin County and 1 household in Jasper County. 55 mile per-hour winds, nickel sized hail, and tree limbs down at Valeria in Jasper County were reported. 78 mile per-hour winds at Albion, a 67 mile per-hour gust was reported at Reinbeck. Around the state, Waterloo reported 1,700 customers were without power.At Estherville in Emmet County there were reports of downed tree limbs, some of which were blocking roads there.