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Tornado rated EF- 3

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WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service has determined that the tornado that hit the Willmar area Friday evening was a low-end, EF-3 tornado.


Anytime a tornado is rated as a three, it is classified as a "major" tornado, said Todd Krause, a meteorologist with the service. An EF-3 rating has winds in the 136-165 range.

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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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