Tornado caught on camera in northern Minnesota

The tornado touched down about 45 miles north of Bemidji.
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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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