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Max Armstrong talks about storms in Iowa and Missouri. (audio)

What happened with the weather warning system in Iowa? People in twister damaged towns say they had no warning before tornadoes hit.

NWS in Springfield, Mo., issued severe thunderstorm warning 45 minutes before boat accident on Table Rock Lake and they specifically mentioned Table Rock Lake and warned of potential for strong winds.

Tracked half dozen grain bin entrapments in heart of country in one months’ time. The problem hasn’t gone away. A 65-year-old farmer was found dead in his grain bin on his Iowa farm.

We’ve heard about how Detroit is rising from ashes with new investment five years after Detroit filed bankruptcy. People were arrested from hauling garage from suburbs into Detroit. Charged with urban blight.

At Husker Harvest Days grounds permanent streets have been put in.

Iowa tornado victim said it was very bad. There is damage, but everybody is safe.

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