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Houses on Big Pine Lake woke up this morning to find trees down and docks and pontoons flipped from last night's storm. Sam Benshoof/FOCUS

Updated: East Otter Tail County hit hard by storms, but no tornado

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UPDATED: The National Weather Service (NWS) has determined that a tornado struck Park Rapids during Monday night's severe storms, but not in the East Otter Tail area.


According to Meteorologist Jim Kaiser, NWS officials were in the area on Tuesday investigating what could have been a brief tornado, but have determined that it was just high winds.

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