Weather Forecast


Friday storm was a tornado, weather service says


The news probably won't come as a surprise to many of the Farmington homeowners who were affected, but the National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in the city early on Aug. 13.

The EF-1 tornado had winds of up to 105 miles per hour, though most of the damage was done by winds with a maximum speed of 70 to 90 miles per hour.

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Nathan Hansen
Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.
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