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MONTE DRAPER | BEMIDJI PIONEER Early morning high winds and lightning created extra work for local power company crews Thursday as Beltrami Electric Cooperative lineman Ron Komulainen replaced a fuse in Grant Valley Township.

Twice the storms: Bemidji area sees two downpours, storm gains strength as it moves east

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BEMIDJI -- Two severe thunderstorms moved through the region Thursday, prompting warnings and at least one tornado sighting farther east.


The Bemidji area saw two downpours Thursday, one at about 9 a.m. and the other at about 4 p.m. Rainfall totals for the Bemidji area early Thursday were at 0.15 inches, but was expected to increase to about 0.25 inches after the afternoon deluge.

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