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Claims News Service, May 8, 1:19 p.m. EDT — Adjusters are expected to be out in full force after a weekend full of damaging tornadoes ripped through the Midwest.

According to reports, more than 75 tornadoes touched down in the middle of the country, causing destruction that affected Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and South Dakota on Friday evening and Saturday morning. Particularly hard hit was the small town of Greensburg, Kan., located in the southwest region of the state, which was devastated by the twister. The town was already declared a major disaster area on Saturday because of the extent of damages it sustained from what has been reported as a mile-wide twister that packed 205 mile-per-hour winds. This kind of wind speed would rank the storm as an “EF-5,” the highest level possible in the tornado classification system used by the National Weather Service.

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