NWS identifies 8th tornado in Wednesday storms across Minnesota

- The National Weather Service confirmed an eighth tornado touched down near Prior Lake as a band of heavy rain moved north across Minnesota on Wednesday.

According to the preliminary storm report, an EF-0 tornado touched down near Mystic Lake Casino around 7:46 p.m. Wednesday. The tornado developed near the intersection of 154th Street NW and Mystic Lake Drive and moved 1.2 miles to the northwest.

The tornado blew over tents, uprooted trees and moved a fish house.

For more information about the seven other tornadoes, click here.


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