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Laramie, WY Tornado Rated an EF-3

7 Jun 2018, 10:45 pm

An official rating has been given to this tornado from Wednesday.

Taken Wednesday, June 6. Credit Twitter user @CodaGras

The tornado has been rated an EF-3 per the Enhanced Fujita Scale with maximum sustained winds up to 150 miles per hour! The impressive part about the report from the National Weather Service – Cheyenne is that the tornado was on the ground for nearly an hour!

Taken Wednesday, June 6. Credit Wyoming Department of Transportation

Here is the full report from the NWS – Cheyenne

Here is the location of the tornadoes Wednesday.

Story Link: A look back at the wild weather on Wednesday with Meteorologist Meredith Garofalo

The same storm developed what’s called a “satellite tornado” which did damage to a secure garage and that tornado was rated an EF-2. You can read the full report from NWS – Cheyenne here.

Taken Wednesday, June 6 courtesy Facebook user Jessica Johnson

The tornado was a huge social media talker Wednesday. We received several videos and pictures and here are just a few. Head to our Twitter and Facebook pages to look at all of the content!

For WeatherNation, Meteorologist Steve Glazier

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