Iowa City Public Library DHP
2006 Iowa City Tornado

Tornado damage to Rochester Avenue house

Two-thirds of the roof's ridge beam snapped off. All of the front dormer roof blew away. View of damage to the roof from back of house. Half of back roof completely gone, the other half is askew. Rip Russell on phone with the insurance company, trying to describe the damage.


Mellecker, Emily, “Tornado damage to Rochester Avenue house,” Iowa City Public Library DHP, accessed May 22, 2024,