Tornado Damage in Superior, Nebraska (June 20)


Results of Tornado
Damage Survey

Superior, Nebraska Tornado

June 20, 2010

Left:  Warehouse Destroyed

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


The National Weather Service in Hastings conducted a damage survey of a tornado in Superior, Nebraska on Monday, June 21. The survey was an attempt to retrace the path of a tornadic supercell thunderstorm which occurred Sunday evening, June 20. The results of that survey follow.

Superior, NE Tornado Information
Path Location / Length: Damage Confined to Town
Width: 1300 Yards
Time (approximate):  7:50 pm
Estimated Wind Speed:  max 120 MPH

The maximum rating of the tornado on the Enhanced Fujita scale was an EF2. 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


Photographs of the Storm Damage

Click on any image to enlarge.

Warehouse Roof Blown Off

Car Damaged by Debris

Tree Uprooted

Garage Destroyed

Overturned Rail Cars

Damaged Garage

Shed off Foundation Broken Windows - Shingles off House


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

Photos taken by the National Weather Service.



Return to News Archive is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.