SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – Four tornadoes touched down throughout Siouxland Wednesday night.

While wind advisories and Severe Weather Warnings are still in place, the shift has become taking care of damages throughout the tri-state area.


High wind advisories will be in place until midnight Wednesday.


Tornado Watch has passed out of the Siouxland area.


Tornado Warning issued for areas including Spencer, Sutherland, and Everly.


Tornado Warning for Storm Lake, Alta, and Sioux Rapids.


Tornado Warning ended in Sioux City area. Other areas still under warning.


Severe Thunderstorm warning for Spencer, Storm Lake, and Cherokee. Looking at winds up to 80 MPH.


Wind damage has resulted in closing of Highway 20 after powerline was knocked down.

You can find a list of outages here.


Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Sioux Center, Orange City, Sheldon. Wind guts up to 70 MPH.


A tornado is confirmed near the city of Lawton.

This puts areas including Kingsley, Moville, Primghar, and Cherokee at high alert.


Another tornado warning has been issued through much of Plymouth County.

The warning includes Hinton Lemars, Remsen, and Moville.


KCAU Meteorologist Victor Perez said there has been a confirmed tornado near Salix.

Law enforcement also confirmed a tornado near Hornick.

Also, there is a tornado warning from Sloan and Salix and up to Kingsley and Pierson.


Tornado confirmed to have touched down near the city of Emerson.


The Tornado Warning has now expanded to include the Sioux City metro area. It also includes areas between Jackson, Ponca, and Wakefield.


The Severe Weather Warnings in northeast Nebraska have expanded to include parts of Woodbury County and more Nebraska territories.


UPDATE: Tornado Warning now includes Stanton, Winside, and Hoskins, Neb.


UPDATE: A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for northeast Nebraska communities.


UPDATE: A Tornado Warning has been issued in northeast Nebraska communities.


The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a tornado watch for most of Siouxland.

The NWS said that parts of Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, and South Dakota will be in a watch on Wednesday until 8 p.m.

They said a developing squall line will move rapidly northeastward from northern Kansas and Nebraska across Iowa.

Officials said that a few tornadoes are like with widespread damaging winds with peak gusts near 90 mph possible.

They add that a mix of embedded supercells and smaller-scale circulations in the line will
also pose a threat for tornadoes, with a strong tornado or two possible.

Along with the high winds, they also warn that there will be large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible.

A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible warnings.