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June 13, 2014 06:24 AM

Northeastern SD Tornado Was Weak; Rated An EF-1

Langford, SD

The National Weather Service says a tornado that caused damage in northeastern South Dakota's Marshall County was a relatively weak twister.

The tornado that touched down Wednesday evening about 9 miles northeast of Langford has been rated an EF-1, the second-weakest on the enhanced Fujita scale. Officials say it carved a path about 50 yards wide and had peak winds of about 90 mph.

The twister destroyed a rural wooden garage, damaged the roof of a metal garage and caused some tree damage. Debris was scattered for about 100 yards.

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