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A tornado crossed from eastern Fayette County into Effingham County April 3rd at 4:34 pm CDT. The tornado did EF-1
damage in southwest Effingham County. It remained on the ground for more than 7 miles and dissipated at 4:41 pm CDT 3.4 miles
northwest of Mason, Illinois.

The Fayette County portion of the tornado was rated an EF-2. For more information about the Fayette County portion of this
tornado, see NWS St. Louis web page.
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