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Shortly after 7 pm a tornado quickly developed on the southwest fringes of Eureka, KS. The tornado tore across the town from southwest to northeast causing extensive tree damage along with destroying numerous houses and businesses. In addition, the entire town lost power. The tornado attained an EF-3 rating. The preliminary information points to the tornado being on the ground for approximately 17 minutes. Also of note, this is the 4th tornado to produce damage in the community of Eureka since 1950.

Preliminary tornado track
Damage to a home in Eureka
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