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NWS Confirms Tornado Touchdowns

Last updated on Thursday, May 26, 2011

(UPDATED) - National Weather Service meteorologists have upped the tornado count in Indiana to three.

Meteorologists say an EF2 tornado touched down in Lawrence County just outside of Bedford.

An EF2 (Enhanced Fujita Scale) tornado can cause significant damage and wind speeds range from 111-135 miles per hour.

Another tornado touched down in Monroe County in Bloomington. Officials say that tornado was an EF1. Officials also believe at least one EF1 tornado touched down in Greensburg. Officials say there is the possibility the community was struck by two separate twisters.

EF1 classified tornadoes can cause moderate damage. Wind speeds range from 86-110 miles per hour.

More on this story as it develops.

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