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Weather Vault: 11/17/13; Tuscola Tornado

A tornado touched down west of Tuscola on 11/17/13 and moved north of most of the city.
Image from National Weather Service in Lincoln, IL (Image from National Weather Service in Lincoln, IL, Image from National Weather Service in Lincoln, IL)
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Posted:  1:07 AM  11/22/13

A tornado touched down as and EF-1 north of Tuscola and moved east.  The tornado reached a maximum wind speed of 100 mph and was on the ground for 5 minutes and 5.2 miles.  At its widest point, it was a quarter mile wide.  This tornado did minor damage to two residents and destroyed several out buildings on farms.  This tornado would merge with the Villa Grove tornado just north of Villa Grove. 
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