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Weather Service tags Mahnomen tornado as EF2

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MAHNOMEN, Minn. – The National Weather Service has rated a tornado that struck the Mahnomen area early Monday as an EF2, with peak winds of around 115 mph.

According to information on the Weather Service’s Grand Forks, N.D., website:

The tornado was on the ground for about 18 miles with intermittent gaps.

The width of the tornado’s path varied from 20 yards to 150 yards and the tornado lasted from about 1:50 a.m. until about 2:30 a.m.

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