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The Edmonton tornado was a powerful and devastating tornado that hit the eastern part of Edmonton, Alberta on the afternoon of July 31, 1987. It destroyed more than 300 homes. It was rated as a strong F4 or weak F5 tornado on the Fujita scale. It cost $556 million in total damage. It killed 27 people and injured more than 300 people and was the second deadliest tornado in Canadian history.

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