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Five tornadoes confirmed in Missouri Saturday, two in Morgan County

The National Weather Service said two tornadoes touched down just north of Sunrise Beach in Morgan County Saturday afternoon.(MGN Online)

The National Weather Service (NWS) confirms five tornadoes touched down in Missouri Saturday, three in Laclede County, and one in Morgan County.

A damage survey way completed Sunday by meteorologists with the Springfield NWS office. Two EF-1 tornadoes touched down briefly around 2:38 p.m. roughly 1-2 miles north of Sunrise Beach in Morgan County, uprooting trees and damaging a metal building.

The NWS estimated winds peaked at 90 mph.

You can see the weather service's full report here.

Editor's Note: This story's headline has been edited to reflect filtered storm reports by the Storm Prediction Center (National Weather Service).


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