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Small tornado moves through Worcester

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Residents in Worcester, MA, continue to clean up Monday morning after a small tornado moved through the city.

National Weather Service officials confirmed early Monday morning that a EF-0 tornado touchdown in the central Massachusetts city shortly after 8 p.m. Sunday.

Officials said the storm had maximum sustained winds of 85 miles per hour and only lasted about four minutes.

The storm snapped and uprooted some trees and knocked out power along its 1.7 mile path, however structural damage was minimal and no injuries were reported.

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