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Camera location

40° 46′ 14.91″ N, 111° 50′ 25.33″ W

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Tornado in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.


Salt Lake City Tornado, August 11, 1999. (Orange fireball is a power sub-station exploding) Photo given to NOAA for public use by KTVX News 4 Utah

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