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Clothes remain hanging in a bedroom closet amid the destruction of a house Wednesday night in Dickinson. Dustin Monke / Dickinson (N.D.) Press

Forecasters confirm Dickinson storm was EF-3 tornado

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A tornado packing winds of about 150 mph struck Dickinson, the National Weather Service determined Thursday as residents began cleaning up homes, trees and vehicles torn apart on the city's south side.


Gov. John Hoeven, who got a look at the damage, said it was more than he expected. He said as many as 100 National Guard soldiers are being assigned to help with security and cleanup.

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