DES MOINES (AP) �8.29.07- Two tornadoes hit central Iowa on Tuesday night, causing only minor damage as the twisters avoided heavily populated areas, weather officials said. Authorities reported a tornado at 7 p.m. outside Coon Rapids in Carroll County, where telephone poles were downed and a barn blew over, said Mindy Albrecht, a forecaster with the National Weather Service. No major injuries were reported. Another twister was reported 20 minutes later east in Jefferson in Greene County, but no damage occurred, she said. “We lucked out,” said Derek White, Carroll County’s emergency management coordinator. Read more

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