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Published May 31, 2013, 03:04 PM

Funnel cloud observed near Oakwood, ND

A funnel cloud was spotted this afternoon in the small town of Oakwood. According to Walsh County Chief Deputy Ron Jurgens, the rotation was spotted five miles east of Grafton, in the Oakwood area.

A funnel cloud was spotted this afternoon in the small town of Oakwood. According to Walsh County Chief Deputy Ron Jurgens, the rotation was spotted five miles east of Grafton, in the Oakwood area.

Weather spotters in the area had reported a tornado touchdown, but we spoke with Chief Deputy Jurgens, and he says there was no confirmation of a touchdown.

Jurgens says he investigated the area and talked with people in Oakwood. He says a funnel cloud was spotted at 1:48 pm, but there was no touchdown and no damage reported.

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