Oct 15, 2021 7:30 PM

Weather Service: 7 tornadoes in southwest Kansas Tuesday night

Posted Oct 15, 2021 7:30 PM
Storm damage from Tuesday night's tornadoes -photo courtesy Ford County Emergency management
Storm damage from Tuesday night's tornadoes -photo courtesy Ford County Emergency management

DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — The National Weather Service in Dodge City confirmed Friday that seven tornadoes touched down in southwest Kansas during storms earlier this week.

Click here to read the overview from the National Weather Service

The tornadoes that hit on Tuesday were rated EF-0 to EF-1 strength, with wind speeds mostly between 80 mph and 110 mph.

They touched down in rural areas and damage was generally confined to irrigation systems and outbuildings, the weather service said. No serious injuries were reported.

Storm damage in Wallace County -photo courtesy Sharon Springs golf course
Storm damage in Wallace County -photo courtesy Sharon Springs golf course

Two tornadoes were confirmed near Greensburg, while others were confirmed near Sublette, Howell, Spearville, Fellsburg and Trousdale.