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Courtesy  Jeff Piotrowski/Twitter

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A mile-wide tornado reportedly struck north and east of Sioux City at around 6:30 p.m, the National Weather Service tweeted.

The storm first hit Wayne, NE reportedly damaging homes and injuring at least 13 people before moving in a northeasterly direction into Iowa. Tornadoes were reported in Hinton, Moville and Cherokee.

NWS also tweeted that there was “major damage from tornado in Quimby” that hit at around 7:30 p.m.

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