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Tornado caught on camera in northern Minnesota

The tornado touched down about 45 miles north of Bemidji.

Multiple tornado warnings were issued in northern Minnesota on Wednesday night as powerful storms exploded around 9 p.m. and made their way across the state. 

Spotters reported seeing a funnel cloud and later a tornado on the ground near Ponemah, a small town tucked between Upper Red Lake and Lower Red Lake – about 45 miles north of Bemidji. 

Michele French caught the tornado on video and gave BMTN permission to share it.

The stovepipe tornado appeared to stay on the ground for a short time before lifting back into the clouds. 

Red Lake Nation News says there haven't been any reports of damage or injuries. 

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