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National Weather Service Says Osage County Tornado Was EF1

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Photo of the tornado taken by Talala Police Chief Phillip Coe. Photo of the tornado taken by Talala Police Chief Phillip Coe.
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The National Weather Service says a tornado that formed Monday near Avant in Osage County was rated EF1 on the Enhanced Fujita scale.

The tornado tracked across Highway 75 in Washington County and dissipated near Talala in Rogers County. 

News On 6 meteorologist Michael Grogan followed the tornado on the ground as it crossed the three counties Monday afternoon.

5/20/2013 Related Video: News On 6 Storm Chaser Footage Of Tornado In Talala

The tornado caused damage to a home near Talala.

The National Weather Service says the twister had maximum wind speeds of 100 to 110 mph.

5/21/2013 Related Story: Talala-Area Tornado Captured By Police Chief

Complete Coverage: May 2013 Tornado Outbreak

 

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