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EF-1 tornado confirmed near town ravaged by 2014 twister | Rural Radio Network

EF-1 tornado confirmed near town ravaged by 2014 twister

EF-1 tornado confirmed near town ravaged by 2014 twister

PILGER, Neb. – The National Weather Service has confirmed that a short-lived tornado damaged a farmstead near a northeast Nebraska town that was ravaged by a twister nearly three years ago.

The service says the twister struck the ground around 3:50 p.m. Wednesday near Pilger and roared north a little more than a third of a mile,
destroying a machine shed and damaging other buildings on the Cuming County farm. It was rated an EF-1 tornado, with winds of up to 110 mph.

No injuries have been reported.

The June 2014 Pilger tornado killed two people and heavily damaged the town of about 350 residents.

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