Weather Service confirms EF-1 tornado struck Park Rapids
The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-1 tornado packing wind speeds of 105 mph hit Park Rapids at 10:30 Monday night.
It was accompanied by a microburst.
"The first sign of touchdown was approximately 5 miles southwest of Park Rapids where a prefabricated home was destroyed," the report states. The path from Straight River Township eventually skipped 10 miles.