What A Terrible Thing That Happened Out There in Elie, Manitoba

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I live about 35km east of Elie where this happened Friday night .. This could have caused a lot more damage and destruction and injuries had it hit Winnipeg ..

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extremely violent
Updated Sat. Jun. 23 2007 11:03 PM ET

CTV.ca News Staff

A tornado that obliterated at least four homes in a small Manitoba town has been classified as an F4 — one of the most violent twisters possible.

Environment Canada meteorologists believe the twister that hit Elie, a community west of Winnipeg, had wind speeds of up to 417 kilometres per hour.

On Saturday, a day after the tornado struck, the town’s residents were amazed that no one was killed or injured.

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Rescuers used search dogs to look for victims, but everyone was accounted for and there were no reports of injuries, according to reports.

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