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NWS: Tornado touches down in Pitkin area

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Courtesy National Weather Service Courtesy National Weather Service
Courtesy National Weather Service Courtesy National Weather Service

An F1 tornado touched down in the Pitkin area yesterday. 

The National Weather Service reports that the twister started west of Webster Marcile Road near the community of Cravins at about 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The storm snapped several pine trees, crossed Highway 10 north of Pitkin then moved east to Highway 458 and H Spears Road, where it felled more trees and damaged at least one home. 

The last damage reported from the tornado was along Fullerton Blacktop Road, the NWS reports. 

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