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Rare twin tornadoes tear through Nebraska town, leaving 2 dead

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The Extinction Protocol

June 2014Pilger, NEBRASKA– Becky Hauf had always been told her little town of Pilger, Nebraska, would never see a tornado. Too close to the Elkhorn River, the folklore went. Instead, Pilger got two – at the same time. The rare twin tornadoes that spun through on Monday night wiped out the town’s business district, obliterated its fire station and ground 40 or 50 homes into rubble, Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger said. As much as three-fourths of the town of 350 is gone, Unger said. Two people died during the storm — one a 5-year-old. The second death — a traffic accident — was probably weather-related, Unger said. Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk said 16 people were critically injured in the storms. In southern Wisconsin, a line of thunderstorms that spawned twisters rolled through late Monday and early Tuesday. The town of Madison was hit hard…

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Written by bobby90247

June 19, 2014 at 3:20 am

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