Tornado Touches Down Near Valley City


The quiet day turned stormy late Friday afternoon, as severe thunderstorm and tornado warnings began spawning shortly after 4 p.m. across much of eastern North Dakota.

Barnes County was among the hardest hit.

A Barnes County dispatcher confirms to WZFG News that a tornado touched down north and northwest of Valley City Friday afternoon. The dispatcher says a law enforcement officer reported the touchdown shortly at around 5:30 p.m.

The dispatcher tells WZFG News that no damage information is available at this time.

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