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President visits areas devastated by tornado

MAYFLOWER, Ark. -- President Obama was in central Arkansas to take a look at the damage from last month's deadly tornadoes.


The tornado that struck the Arkansas towns of Mayflower and Vilonia was a powerful EF-4. Winds reached up to 190 miles an hour leveling much of both towns.


The National Weather Service says the twister was on the ground for more than 41 minutes.


It is to blame for 15 deaths.

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