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Tornado Touchdown Confirmed Near Marshfield

Cole Alexander Via Facebook

The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF-1 tornado that touched down in Webster County Tuesday.

The tornado touched down at 2:48 p.m. near I-44 and Jungle Road and was on the ground intermittently for seven miles, lifting at 2:55 p.m. one and a half miles west of Marshfield. 

The tornado, with maximum winds of 100 mph, caused roof damage and uprooted and snapped trees.

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