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Sedgwick County Tornado Re-Classified To EF-2

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By: KAKE News Email

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Thursday, May 23, 2013

A tornado that touched down southwest of Wichita Sunday afternoon packed more of a punch than originally thought.

The National Weather Service in Wichita said the tornado has been re-classified as an EF-2. It had initially been classified as an EF-1.

EF-2 tornadoes can carry winds estimated up to 135 miles per hour.

The tornado damaged several homes near Clearwater.


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