Minneapolis Tornado Update?

What's the latest news on the Minneapolis Tornado? How much damage did it do?

asked by T-rex in Weather | 3404 views | 08-19-2009 at 10:53 PM

Update on the Minneapolis tornado:

Powerful winds on Wednesday tore off part of a 90-year-old metal church steeple in the city, toppled trees and scattered large outdoor tents and chairs set up for a Lutheran convention.

The National Weather Service issued tornado warnings after receiving reports of a tornado just north of downtown. A possible tornado also was spotted about 60 miles east in Emerald, Wis.

City officials say they've received no immediate reports of injury.

The steeple at the Central Lutheran Church was damaged as 120 people were inside, though a church spokesman said no one was injured.

answered by Fede | 08-19-2009 at 10:56 PM

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