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Salt Lake City, UT, Aug. 11–Outdoor Retailer (OR) has announced that their annual summer trade show will take place this weekend, despite severe damage from a tornado.

The show will begin on Friday, one day late, and run as scheduled through Sunday. Organizers expect the trade show to end up much smaller than the scheduled 2,500 booths.

A large F-2 tornado blazed a path directly through the Salt Lake Pavilions–large exhibition tents–where the trade show was being set up. One of the pavilions was completely leveled and the other also suffered some damage.

OR will now set up booths inside the one of the other convention center buildings