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Cleanup in Shelton after EF-1 tornado causes damage

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SHELTON, Wash. -- Cleanup continues in Mason County after a tornado touched down near Shelton Friday evening.

According to the National Weather Service, the EF-1 tornado touched down with winds between 90 and 100 mph. It lasted for about five minutes.

The tornado was small and quick, but it did cause some damage. Photos from the National Weather Service show that trees fell on two homes. Fortunately, there were no injuries reported.

This is the second tornado to hit western Washington in the past two weeks. A small, EF-1 tornado also touched down the in Grand Mound area of Thurston County Oct. 4, but it didn't cause any damage.

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