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Tornado devastates Illinois town

The tornado that hit Harrisburg in Southern Illinois on Wednesday killing six people was categorized as an EF4 tornado by the National Weather Service. This is the second highest rating a tornado can receive and is based on wind speed, which for this particular tornado exceeded 170 mph. Here is a look at what happened from around the web.

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