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South Dakota Tornado Causes ‘Significant Damage' in Sioux Falls

The tornado struck around 11:30 p.m. on the south side of Sioux Falls

A tornado struck Sioux Falls, South Dakota, late Tuesday, causing “significant damage” to 37 businesses and massive power losses in the city, NBC News reported, citing the mayor and other officials.

The twister struck around 11:30 p.m., according to the National Weather Service, reaching winds of 100 miles per hour. 

No fatalities or serious injuries were reported as of early Wednesday.

Sioux Falls officials are also investigating why sirens did not sound throughout the city during the tornado as they should have.

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