The NWS confirms an EF-1 tornado near Winthrop Saturday - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

The NWS confirms an EF-1 tornado near Winthrop Saturday

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BUCHANAN COUNTY (KWWL) -

The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down in Buchanan County during a wave of severe storms Saturday night. 

The EF-1 tornado briefly touched down southeast of Winthrop around 9:36 p.m. on Saturday, with a peak wind estimated at 95 miles per hour.

The storm tore a roof off a Winthrop home. The NWS also says trees were damaged during the storm.

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