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Tornado that caused minor damage near Wheatland confirmed by National Weather Service

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado caused minor damage Wednesday evening near Wheatland in Yuba County.

Multiple touchdowns were reported between 6:25 and 6:30 p.m., with estimated wind speeds of 65 to 85 mph, according to a National Weather Service Twitter post.

Yuba County sheriff’s deputies reported that the tornado touched down at the Toyota Amphitheatre, causing minor damage, including objects that were knocked over and ripped tarps.

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