Iowa's 2013 tornado season to set record for fewest touchdowns

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Posted: Saturday, September 14, 2013 12:00 am

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Barring a surprise storm this fall, 2013 will mark a record low year for tornadoes in Iowa.

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reported Friday that 15 tornadoes touched down in Iowa this year, the fewest such storms since comprehensive tracking began 33 years ago. The National Weather Service said that's one less than the previous low of 16 set in 2012.

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