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Josh Biggs/Arizona Daily Sun, APBroken power poles line a frontage road along I-40 near Bellemont, where several tornadoes touched down on Wednesday.

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Yavapai County apparently dodges Northern Arizona tornadoes

A rare swarm of tornadoes shoved semis off highways and destroyed homes in the pre-dawn darkness Wednesday, leaving startled residents wondering if they were in Arizona anymore or had woken up in the twister-prone Midwest.Yavapai County, meanwhile, did not escape the wrath of Wednesday's major thunderstorms, but apparently did escape tornadoes.