Tornado Damage near Randall, KS (June 19)

Results of Tornado
Damage Survey

Randall, Kansas Tornado

June 19, 2010

Left: Remains of a garage destroyed by a tornado east of Randall.

(Click on the picture to see a larger image.)


The National Weather Service in Hastings conducted a damage survey of a tornado near Randall, Kansas on Sunday, June 20. The survey was an attempt to retrace the path of a tornadic supercell thunderstorm which occurred Saturday evening, June 19. The results of that survey follow.

Randall, KS Tornado Information
Path Location: 3 to 5 miles east-northeast of Randall, KS
Path Length: 2.1 miles
Width: 350 yards
Time (approximate): 6:30 P.M. to 6:38 P.M.
Estimated Wind Speed: 100 mph (maximum)

The maximum rating of the tornado on the Enhanced Fujita scale was an EF1 for top winds estimated at 100 mph. This rating was assigned based upon the damage observed.

The National Weather Service would like to thank those who assisted with the damage survey and who provided valuable information regarding this event.


Storm Damage Survey Map(s)


Photographs of the Storm Damage

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Damage to home 3 miles east of Randall

Tree damage on the west side of the farmstead

Tree damage and debris on the east side of the house.

Part of a grain bin in a field. Looking northwest of the house.

Partial roof damage to a machine shed.

 A look from inside the machine shed.

Barn completely destroyed. This horse trailer was blown completely across the property to the southwest side. (remains of the barn in the background)


Page created by the staff of the National Weather Service in Hastings.

Photos taken by the National Weather Service.



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