IOWA DERECHO 2020

WATCH: Gov. Kim Reynolds speaks in Cedar Rapids at noon news conference

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds tours the storm damage at Marion Square Park in Marion, Iowa, on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. Reynolds
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds tours the storm damage at Marion Square Park in Marion, Iowa, on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg saw the damage from Monday's inland hurricane as they visited communities across the state. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)

Gov. Kim Reynolds will hold a press conference at noon Friday in Cedar Rapids to provide updates on storm recovery after Monday's derecho destroyed homes and cut power for thousands of residents.

We'll livestreamvideo of the news conference here when is begins at noon. It will also beposted in on Gov. Reynolds’ Facebook Page.

The news conference is being held atthe Cedar Rapids Fire Department in downtown.

Late Thursday, it was announced thatthe National Guard will come to Cedar Rapidsstarting Friday to help with recovery.

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