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A significant severe weather event struck Rolette County during the late afternoon of Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016. A tornado developed approximately six miles south of Mylo, ND at 528 PM CDT. The tornado traveled northeast and produced extensive damage to two farmsteads, before exiting into Towner County between the town of Agate and Highway 66 at 545 PM CDT. There were no injuries and no fatalities from this tornado.

Based on the damage done, the tornado was rated EF2 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. From that it was determined that tornado winds were around 120 mph.

Storm reports for central ND
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