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Update: Tornado Near Hill City Ruled Category EF1

Posted at: 08/30/2013 12:30 PM
Updated at: 08/30/2013 10:23 PM



Hail near Hill City
Hail near Hill City

Strong storms streamed across the Northland on Thursday, knocking power out for about 1,300 homes near Hill City and Remer. An EF1 tornado, the least powerful category, touched down near Hill City, and large hail fell in the area. Lake Country Power officials said the storm downed several power lines, but crews were able to restore power by Friday morning.

There are numerous reports of storm damage including large trees uprooted on Highway 210 in northern Aitkin County, 1 3/4 inch hail, heavy rain.

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