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The damage in Vilonia, Ark., shows just how powerful the tornado was that struck the city.

Gavin Lesnick, an online reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, shot this footage during the search and recovery in the Little Rock suburb.

Bill Karins, meteorologist for MSNBC, said the destruction tells of a storm that might register has high as EF 4 or even EF 5 on the Enhanced Fujita scale.