Wadena MN Tornado Pics?

Tornadoes, thunderstorms and hail ripped across Wadena Minnesota this afternoon and evening, causing widespread damage to homes and trees. Strong to severe storms are firing along a cold front moving across the region this evening.
The tornado destroyed a gas station and four vehicles. Three people were hurt when the tornado hit about 6:30 p.m.
Were any deaths caused by the tornado in Wadena MN? Is there a website that has pictures of the damage this tornado made?

asked by Brianna in Weather | 4958 views | 06-18-2010 at 04:50 AM

About 20 people were injured and blocked of homes were damaged when the tornado touched down early Thursday evening in Wadena MN.
Wadena is a town of about 4,000 about 20 miles northeast of Almora. The two towns are about 70 miles southeast of Fargo, N.D.
Lori Wolden, wife of Wadena mayor Wayne Wolden, says "there's houses half-gone" and "there's no trees" in the southwest part of town.

Two people died from Thursday's storms. A man was killed when a twister hit the Cenex station in Mentor, in northwest Minnesota and earlier, authorities in Otter Tail County reported a woman killed by a tornado in Almora.

Down the road in Parkers Prairie Mayor Don Zuehlke returned to his farm just outside of town to find the place in ruins. Zuehlke reports that three 300 foot turkey barns were destroyed, an antique barn flattened.

Pictures of the Wadena MN tornado.

Wadena MN Tornado

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Wadena MN Tornado3

In southeast Minnesota numerous reports of damaged homes, farms and crops are coming from Freeborn County.

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for southern Douglas County, northwestern Washburn County and northeastern Burnett County until 10:30 p.m. The service also has extended a tornado watch for most of Northeastern Minnesota, including Duluth and the Iron Range, until 11 p.m. A tornado watch is also in effect for Northwestern Wisconsin until 1 a.m.
Power is out throughout the region where the tornado struck. Salvation Army Disaster Response Teams are reporting to the area to assist with food, snacks and beverages and to provide assistance with housing if needed.

answered by Thomas | 06-18-2010 at 05:03 AM

tornado pics
these were taken immediately after the storm hit


answered by Guest | 06-22-2010 at 04:31 AM

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