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Surveys to determine if tornadoes hit southwestern Missouri

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Posted at 4:16 PM, Oct 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-11 17:16:45-04

GOLDEN CITY, Mo. — Cleanup continues after two small tornadoes touched down early Monday in rural areas of southwestern Missouri.

The National Weather Service on Monday confirmed that an EF-1 twister touched down around 1 a.m. in Newton County carrying 90 mph winds. KYTV-TV reports that several trees were uprooted, and a mobile home and farm outbuilding were damaged.

The weather service said an EF-0 tornado with winds of 85 mph touched down in Jasper County near Dudenville around 4:45 a.m. Trees were knocked over, the roof was torn off of a barn, and an irrigation system was damaged.

There were no reports of injuries.

The National Weather Service says more storms are likely on Wednesday.