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Fatal northwest Minnesota tornado reached EF-4 category, NWS says

Fatal northwest Minnesota tornado reached EF-4 category, NWS says Photo: Mara Erickson.

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Updated: July 10, 2020 02:45 PM
Created: July 10, 2020 12:29 PM

The tornado that killed one person as it made its way across northwest Minnesota Wednesday reach the EF-4 category, according to the National Weather Service. 

According to a storm report, the tornado originally touched down in northern Grant County.

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The storm intensified as it then moved into Otter Tail County. 

Man killed in western Minnesota tornado identified


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