Weather service confirms damage was caused by tornado
COLUMBUS — The National Weather Service has confirmed storm damage in the Columbus and Forest Lake area was caused by a tornado.
Forecasters say the EF-1 twister was on the ground for nearly 9 miles early Wednesday morning. The weather service surveyed structural damage to determine it was caused by a tornado.
It says the thunderstorms started with straight line winds in Anoka and Washington counties.
By Paul Walsh Minneapolis Star Tribune Two tornadoes touched down late Sunday in south-central Minnesota, with hundreds of acres of... read more