Tornado touchdowns reported in Richland CountyTYLER, N.D. – Two tornadoes touched down in Richland County this evening, reports the National Weather Service.
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By: Amy Dalrymple, Forum News Service, INFORUM
TYLER, N.D. – Two tornadoes touched down in Richland County this evening, reports the National Weather Service.
One tornado touched down about 6:25 p.m. near Tyler, which is between Wahpeton and Fairmount, said Greg Gust, meteorologist with the Weather Service.
A minute later, another tornado touched down east, southeast of there between Tyler and Campbell, Minn., Gust said.
There was sustained tornadic activity for 30 minutes, Gust said.
“We’re aware that there is some damage,” he said. “We don’t know to what degree yet.”
Some damage is in the Tyler area and it continues across the river into Wilkin County, Gust said.
No injuries have been reported.
A tornado watch was in effect until early Sunday for most of the Red River Valley and areas just outside it.
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