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Widespread Snow Expected Today

Snow will continue to overspread the region this morning and then continue into this evening. The snow will make for hazardous travel. Read More >

Overview

A thunderstorm produced a tornado in western Marathon County about five miles east of Colby. The tornado occurred about 11:20 AM and was on the ground for almost 4 1/2 miles before dissipating. Over a dozen homesteads/farms were affected. The tornado was rated EF1 with peak winds around 90 mph.

Tornado damage
Damage near the start of the tornado track. Photo by Bert Nitzke.
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