Tornado Hits near Fairfield April 4

During the evening of April 4th, thunderstorms rumbled across south-central Nebraska. Most storms brought rains and some small hail.  One storm did cause some damage near the community of Fairfield in Clay County.  A tornado brief tornado touched down south of Fairfield and moved to the northwest. At the start, the twister took the roof off of a barn.  Near the end of the tornado's path of distruction, it destroyed three outbuildings and caused damage to two homes.  This tornado was rated EF0.  A description of the EF scale can be found here.

A little later, a second tornado touched down just east of Sutton in northeast Clay County.  This tornado was also rated EF0.  No damage was reported with the second tornado.


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