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Roger Rohrbach, returning from a high country hunting trip, said it looked like a possible tornado ripped through several parts of the Rim. High winds on FS Road 141, estimated to be 3 miles wide and 13 miles long, snapped hundreds of tall ponderosa pine trees.

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Possible tornado shears off Rim trees

Rim Country gets moderate rain, flurry of snow, strong winds

Several possible tornadoes touched down in Rim Country this week, shearing off a small forest of trees, but not inflicting the widespread damage visited on Bellemont.


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