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Tornado touches down north of Eau Claire Friday

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Colfax (WQOW) - The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado briefly touched down in the Village of Colfax.

The National Weather Service says it happened at 3:15 p.m. We've heard reports of trees and branches down, along with a roof being torn off of a business. Xcel Energy's online outage map shows nearly 400 customers without power in the Colfax area. Dunn County authorities are investigating the damage now. We also have a reporter headed to the scene.

Dunn County authorities say they have not heard any reports of injuries. They're also asking residents to refrain from heading outside to look at the damage.

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