Oct 13, 2021 11:02 PM

Weather service confirms tornadoes in western Kansas

Posted Oct 13, 2021 11:02 PM
Damage at the Sharon Springs golf course 
Damage at the Sharon Springs golf course 

SHARON SPRINGS, Kan. (AP) — The National Weather Service says an EF-0 tornado touched down in northwest Kansas as severe storms swept through the state Tuesday evening and early Wednesday.

The weather service in Goodland said a twister near Sharon Springs traveled about 3.3 miles, with a peak gust of 85 mph.

No injuries were reported. A cart and maintenance shed at the Sharon Springs Golf Course was destroyed.

Damage photo courtesy Ford County Emergency manaagement
Damage photo courtesy Ford County Emergency manaagement

Meteorologists with the weather service in Dodge City were surveying damage from at least four tornadoes in lightly-populated areas near Dodge City. Those twisters were reported near Howell, Spearville, Trousdale and between Sublette and Copeland.