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EF0 tornado touched down near Duluth Wednesday

Crews cleanup tree damage after the tornado.
Crews cleanup tree damage after the tornado.(kbjr)
Published: May. 20, 2022 at 5:06 PM CDT
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ST. LOUIS CO., MN-- A tornado touched down just outside of Duluth earlier this week.

Rice Lake took a hit from the tornado.

According to the National Weather Service, it was an EF0.

The twister’s wind speeds were estimated to be around 85 miles per hour at the time.

The NWS reports this tornado caused tree damage with some uprooted others snapped near the base and tons of large branches scattered around.

There were no reports of any damage to property.

Tornados can range from an EF0 to an EF5 scale.

An EF0 tornado can have three-second long gusts of winds ranging from 65 to 85 miles per hour.

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