Three tornadoes touch down in Big Horn Basin

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It’s been a wild week for weather in Wyoming. As rivers reached flood stages and snow fell in the mountains, tornadoes touched down Monday in several areas, including near Cody, Burlington and Worland. “It looks like there were ... at least three [tornadoes] in the Big Horn Basin that we have reports of,” said Bill Murrell, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Riverton. The first touched down about 10 miles southeast of Cody in the Oregon Basin area at around 5:50 p.m. “The one in Oregon Basin had multiple touch downs, which means it was lifting up and coming back down multiple times,” Murrell said. Additional reports indicate a second touched down about 25 miles west-northwest of Worland at 6:15 p.m., followed by a third 4 miles west...

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