McPherson, Marion County
Tornado (EF1)

Last updated: Thursday April 19th, 5 pm.  Added a few brief touchdowns to the map


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Additional Information


The tornado tracks below came from the same supercell thunderstorm which occurred around 8 pm. The first tornado associated with this storm touched down west of Kingman with this storm producing a few very brief tornadoes as it lifted across Kingman and southeast Reno County.  Just east of Moundridge a stovepipe tornado touchdown and briefly lifted as it crossed the interstate. It then touched back down just east of I-135 and continued northeast causing EF1 damage to a home w/sw of Goessel.

It appears to have lifted as it approached Hillsboro, touching back down just east of Marion Lake and traveled northeast for about 17 miles. This tornado produced EF1 damage south of Pilsen and southeast of Lost Springs.


 

 Tornado Track

 


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EF1 damage around 2 miles south of Pilsen.

EF1 damage around 2 miles south of Pilsen.

EF1 damage around 2 miles south of Pilsen.

EF1 damage around 2 miles south of Pilsen.

EF0-EF1 damage around 1 mile southeast of Lost Springs

EF0-EF1 damage around 1 mile southeast of Lost Springs

EF1 damage around 2 miles east of Lost Springs.

EF0-EF1 damage around 2 miles east of Lost Springs.


 Tornado Pictures


Tornado just east of Moundridge. Picture by Robb Lawson

Tornado just east of Moundridge. Picture by Robb Lawson

Tornado 6 miles north of Hesston. Picture taken by Jeremy Cate.

East of Moundridge. Picture by Jon Powell.

 


 

 

 Radar Imagery 

 

 


Radar image from around 8:15 pm

Radar velocity image from around 8:15 pm

 


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