Path length: 13.65 miles
Width: 800 yards
County: Lyon, Osceola
Per the SPC Tornado Database, 22 tornadoes were confirmed on June 25, 2010. The strongest was rated EF4. It traveled almost 14 miles for 30-40 minutes through parts of Lyon and Osceola Counties in Iowa.
The tornado began 3 miles WSW of Little Rock, IA in Lyon County. It received an EF2 during its 5+ miles journey. Two hog confinement buildings were destroyed. 12 hogs were killed. Numerous other building received damage.
The twister strengthened in Osceola County and produced EF4 damage. At least 2 houses were destroyed, 2 people injured in one of them. 3 vehicles parked under an Iowa Highway 60 overpass were demolished. 11 people in the vehicles were injured.
A car was tossed at one of the destroyed farmsteads and the engine was thrown several yards. Most of the damage in Osceola County was just to the west and south of Sibley.
Damage Photos SW of Sibley via NWS Sioux Falls
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