NWS confirms tornado in Deer River
Monday’s storm system brought severe activity to several parts of Minnesota. Wednesday, the National Weather Service confirmed an additional two tornadoes touched down; one in Poplar Township, the other in Deer River. Both have been rated as an EF-1 tornado.
We have confirmed two tornadoes from Monday’s storms. One in Cass County in Poplar Township and another in Deer River in Itasca County. Both rated EF-1. This data is preliminary and subject to revision. #mnwx #wiwx pic.twitter.com/KJAAH0PPi6— NWS Duluth (@NWSduluth) June 1, 2022
Our cameras were in Deer River Tuesday, visiting with residents cleaning up the destruction. Significant damage was done to the city’s funeral home, along with homes and garages.
A third tornado was confirmed earlier, touching down in Forada, Minnesota; just south of Alexandria. That was rated as an EF-2.