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National Weather Service rates tornadoes in Jay, Salina

Posted at 7:03 PM, May 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-23 20:04:20-04

The National Weather Service on Thursday rated two tornadoes from Wednesday in Green Country.

The NWS rated a tornado that began on the northwest of Jay as an EF-2. The tornado dissipated into McDonald County, Missouri. Several homes were severely damaged, numerous trees were snapped and uprooted, poles were snapped and outbuildings were destroyed.

In Salina, a survey team found EF-1 damage. The tornado developed southwest of town and dissipated northeast of town. Some trees were uprooted and large tree limbs were snapped in the path of the storm.

Tornado leaves Jay families homeless

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