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NWS: EF-1 tornado ripped through Potosi on Wednesday

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POTOSI, MO (KFVS) -

An EF-1 tornado ripped through the center of Potosi, Missouri on Wednesday.

That is according to preliminary reports from the National Weather Service in St. Louis, Missouri.

The tornado that twisted through the Washington County, Missouri town left a five mile long track through the center of the town, according to the NWS.

The tornado was half the size of a football field, 50-yards wide.

There was a water rescue on Jefferson St. due to flooding from the storm.

The report on Friday is from the NWS storm survey.

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