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Brief touchdown of tornado in Urbana last Tuesday

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On Tuesday, June 14, 2016, a brief touchdown of a weak tornado occurred in northern Benton County, Iowa. 

This was associated with a very elongated funnel cloud that was seen by many people. 

Video evidence shows that this funnel produced a brief tornado in an open area northwest of Urbana Iowa.

The tornado rated as an EF-0 with an estimated peak wind at .25 miles. According to the Enhanced Fujita Scale, an EF-0 is classified as a weak tornado, at 65-85 mph.

No damage occurred with this tornado. 

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