Keokuk, IA gets the worst storm damage in Lee County.

    Tree limbs hit car in Keokuk, IA

    Lee County, Iowa saw lots of damage from the storm Wednesday night.

    The damage mostly consisted of fallen trees, limbs, and power times, some on houses and cars.

    Lee County Emergency Management says Keokuk, Iowa was hit the worst in Lee County.

    Clean up began immediately after the storm ended during the overnight hours.

    Keokuk Police Assistant Chief, Jay Whitaker, says the community has already been a big help.

    "When a storm rolls through like this, this has happened several times throughout my career. We just see everyone coming together and helping each other out, neighbors helping neighbors and getting things cleaned up," said Assistant Chief Whitaker.

    Keokuk city officials are asking residents with brush and limbs to start placing them at the curb.

    City crews will start picking up once they have city debris taken care of.

    The city is asking residents take advantage of the weekend to get debris to the curb so that crews do not have to make multiple trips through neighborhoods.

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