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NWS confirms EF1 tornado hit Columbia County

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COLUMBIA COUNTY (WKOW) -- The National Weather Service confirms an EF1 tornado hit Columbia County Saturday.

On Monday, a damage survey was conducted on behalf of the NWS by a representative of the MidWest Severe Storm Tracking & Response Center (SSTRC), based in Monona.

The SSTRC determined the tornado was on the ground for about 7 minutes Saturday night and had a path of about three and a half miles, moving from about two miles northeast of Arlington to about four miles east of Poynette. It had wind speeds estimated around 90-95 miles per hour.

No injuries were reported.

The twister did damage some trees.

 

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