Tornado Watch for Iowa

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for most of the state until 6PM this evening. The watch comes as a powerful storm system moves into the Midwest this afternoon and evening. The system will bring a mixture of bad weather to several states, including heavy snow and tornadoes. The Fort Dodge area could see over an inch of rain. The system will move quickly through the state, and a high wind warning goes into effect at 9 tonight for Fort Dodge and surrounding area. Gusts up to 60 MPH are possible during the warning.