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2 tornadoes touch down in northeast South Dakota

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2 tornadoes touch down in northeast South Dakota
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ABERDEEN (AP) — Weekend storms spawned two tornadoes in northeastern South Dakota, one of which caused damage.

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The National Weather Service says one tornado touched down Saturday evening about 7 miles west of Cresbard, but there were no reports of damage.

A second twister Saturday night touched down about 4 miles northeast of Ipswich and damaged several buildings at a farmstead.

The weather service says the rural Ipswich tornado has a preliminary rating of EF-1 on the enhanced Fujita scale. That's the second-weakest rating, with top wind speeds of 110 mph.

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