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60th Anniversary of Connor/Caribou F2 Tornado


On August 11, 1954, an F2 tornado struck nine miles north of Caribou. Two barns were destroyed and one house was thrown into another, killing one person. Potatoes were "dug up and scattered." Do you have any memories of the storm? Feel free to shoot us an email at or send us a note on our Facebook page (