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26th Anniversary of the Barneveld Tornado

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MADISON (WKOW) --- Today marks the 26th anniversary of the Barneveld tornado which killed nine people on June 8, 1984.

The tornado caused $40 million in damage, destroying most of the community's homes and buildings.

Later determined to be an F-5, the tornado is considered the most powerful to touch down in the United States during the 1980's.

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