NWS confirms two tornadoes touched down during Monday's storms
The first tornado began at 6:32 p.m., 6 miles southwest of Wakarusa. It lasted for 2.5 miles and had an estimated peak wind speed of 110 miles per hour. The EF-1 tornado was 100 yards wide.
The tornado track ended at 6:37 p.m., 3.5 miles southwest of Wakarusa.
A survey found widespread tree damage as well as damage to grain bins and farm outbuildings.
It also caused significant crop damage.
The second tornado started at 6:56 p.m. less than a mile north of North Webster. It traveled 1.5 miles and had an estimated peak wind of 90 mph. The EF-1 tornado was 100 yards wide.
It ended 1.2 miles east of North Webster at 6:59 p.m.
Tree limbs caused damage to nearby homes and a church's roof was damaged by wind.
Extensive damage off of County Road 44 SW of Wakarusa-power lines down, tree limbs everywhere and structural damage—including destroyed grain bins @TomCoomes@NWSIWX@ABC57News#inwxpic.twitter.com/dlf3mNuBY3— Dave Caulfield (@DaveCaulfield_) August 11, 2020