Preliminary Report: EF-3 Tornado Hit SE Wichita

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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April 15, 2012

A preliminary report indicates an EF-3 tornado hit Southeast Wichita late Saturday. Survey crews from the National Weather Service have spent the day examining damage and storm tracks.

EF-3 tornadoes have estimated winds between 136 and 165 miles per hour.

Survey crews said an EF-4 tornado hit near Kanapolis Lake in Ellsworth County. EF-4 tornadoes have estimated winds between 166 and 200 miles per hour.

Damage consistent with an EF-1 tornado was spotted in NW Dickinson and SE Ottawa Counties. EF-1 tornadoes can carry winds estimated between 86 and 110 miles per hour.

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