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September 7th

Local and Regional Events:

September 7, 1961:

A tornado struck a farm near the McPherson-Brown county line, or about 10 miles east and 2 miles north of Leola, at around 825 pm CDT.  All farm buildings were destroyed including two chicken coops, granary, machine shop, and two trailer homes. The house was pushed about a foot off its foundation and had windows broken, plaster cracked, and part of the roof ripped.  A farm truck and tractor were both blown about 500 feet and demolished.  Rain up to 2.5 inches and hail accompanied the storm and caused minor damage.


Local Climate Information:

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U.S.A and Global Events for September 7th:

1998: Two Derechos occurred on this day with one affecting most of Pennsylvania and New York City, the other impacting central New York.

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