Officials say tornado that touched down in Gaylord was EF-3 with max winds of 140 mph

21 May, 2022
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Officials say tornado that touched down in Gaylord was EF-3 with max winds of 140 mph

Officials have confirmed the tornado that touched down in Gaylord on Friday was an EF-3 with maximum winds of around 140 mph.

At least two people were killed and 44 others were hurt during the storm, according to officials.

Both victims who were killed were residents of a Gaylord mobile home park. They were in their 70s, officials said.

The National Weather Service said the tornado moved through Gaylord at 3:48 p.m. Friday. It was on the ground for about 26 minutes, NSW officials said. The damage to homes, vehicles, and businesses was severe.


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