(2008) Long-Term Community Recovery Report, Parkersburg, Iowa, December 2008. Rebuild Iowa Office
At approximately 5pm on May 25, 2008, City of Parkersburger was struck by a powerful EF5 tornado, estimated to be three-quarters of a mile wide. As it moved across the southern half of the City, the tornado cased severe damage, destroying at least twenty businesses and over two hundred fifty homes along with city Hall and Aplington-Parkersburg High School. Numerous other homes, businesses and civic buildings were damaged. Approximately two weeks later, Beaver Creek was among the many Iowa streams to flood. While Parkersburg was not affected significantly by flooding, a number of properties were damaged, including Beaver Meadows Golf Course and a City park with athletic fields.
|Keywords:||Parkersburg, Tornado, server weather|
|Subjects:||Natural Disasters > Tornado
Business and industry
|Deposited By:||Margaret Barr|
|Deposited On:||12 Jun 2012 14:27|
|Last Modified:||12 Jun 2012 14:27|