Roughly 240 homes affected by Carl Junction tornado, 21 destroyed

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The City of Carl Junction is reporting 21 homes destroyed, 20 more with significant damage, and approximately 200 more homes with roof damage.

The EF-3 tornado struck the city shortly after 8pm Wednesday night and was on the ground for 14 minutes.

Many homes in the Briarbrook neighborhood were affected.

The Red Cross is expected to conduct a more thorough Disaster Assessment this weekend.

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