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The tornado was photographed while over Spicer Tuesday afternoon. Submitted photo by Shea Kleinschmidt

County official: Tornado confirmed in Spicer


SPICER - Local officials said this morning that the storm that hit Spicer yesterday was a tornado.

Kandiyohi County Emergency Management Deputy Director Kim Lindahl said spotters confirmed the presence of a tornado at 4:42 p.m. that started west of County Road 9 in the Twin Lakes area.

"It was a confirmed tornado," said Lindahl.

It was on the ground for about 16 minutes and traveled about eight miles, she said.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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