NWS confirms EF-1 tornado damage in Mott

The weather service has received 934 tornado reports so far this year, up from the yearly average of 743 observed tornadoes. (Cropped Photo: Lane Pearman / CC BY 2.0)

MOTT, N.D. (KFYR)-- The National Weather Service in Bismarck says the Friday night tornado in Mott was an EF-1.

They had team in Mott Saturday morning surveying damage.

NWS Warning Coordination Meteorologist John Paul Martin says the tornado was on the northeast side of town, on the ground for 8 minutes, traveled 2.85 miles and had 105 mph winds.

It was reported by the Hettinger County Sheriff's Office just before 9:25 p.m. MDT.

The Hettinger County emergency manager says no injuries were reported.