Undated  Four more Memorial Day tornadoes have been confirmed in southeast Minnesota, three in Fillmore County.

The National Weather Service has confirmed those three were EF-0 twisters that touched down around 1:30 PM.

One was confirmed in the Beaver Creek area where it damaged a farm shed. The second twister damaged some trees at a cemetery near Etna. A third tornado was confirmed about 15 miles east of Spring Valley and it damaged a cattle barn.

The NWS earlier confirmed a tornado about 10 miles southwest of Preston and three in NE Iowa.

The other tornado was confirmed in Freeborn County.

Tree Damage near Glenville/National Weather Service photo
Tree Damage near Glenville/National Weather Service photo

Freeborn County Sheriff Kurt Freitag says the twister was spotted on the ground just after noon Monday near the town of Glenville. Freitag says a survey team from the National Weather Service examined damage to trees and “ concluded an EF-0 tornado touched down near the Glenville Beach, which is about a mile north of Glenville.”

The survey team reports the small twister lasted for only one minute, with a path of less than a mile and a width of 50 yards. Its top wind speed was estimated at 85 mph. No structural damage was observed or reported.
News update: Rochester fire crews sent to an overnight garage fire.


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