What year did the tornado hit Haysville?
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – Tuesday marks 23 years since the Haysville tornado. The May 3, 1999 storm resulted in six deaths and dozens of injuries as it moved through the heart of town. The EF-4 tornado was on the ground for 24 miles leaving behind a path of destroyed homes and businesses.
What year was the May 3rd tornado?
1999 Bridge Creek–Moore tornado
|Dissipated||May 3, 1999, 7:48 pm. CDT (UTC−05:00)|
|Highest winds||134.5 ± 10 m/s (301 ± 22 mph) (as measured by mobile Doppler radar)|
|Max. rating1||F5 tornado|
|Fatalities||36 fatalities (+5 indirect), 583 injuries|
When was the Greensburg Kansas tornado?
May 4, 2007
It was Friday, May 4, 2007, when an EF-5 tornado destroyed most of the town of Greensburg.
What was the worst tornado to hit Kansas?
TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) — Sixty-six years ago today, May 25, 1955, a tornado struck Udall, Kansas. It would be the deadliest tornado ever to hit the state. An F-5 tornado hit the town of Udall, killing 80 and injuring more than 200.
How wide was the May 3 1999 tornado?
The width of the tornado was given a conservative estimate of 2.6 miles, a new official record for the widest U.S. tornado, beating the previous record of 2.5 miles near Hallam, Nebraska, on May 22, 2004. There were several vortices wrapping around the massive circulation of the El Reno tornado.
How big was the tornado that hit Greensburg?
At 9:45 p.m. CDT on May 4, 2007, during a deadly tornado outbreak, Greensburg was hit by an EF5 tornado. The tornado was estimated to be 1.7 miles (2.7 km) in width — wider than the city itself — and traveled for nearly 22 miles (35 km).
How many F5 tornadoes have hit Kansas?
Historical Kansas F5/EF5 Tornadoes Since 1950, per SPC statistics, Kansas ranks first in the nation in total number of F5/EF5 tornadoes (7), monstrosities that possess rotational velocities of 261-318 mph.
What town in Kansas has the most tornadoes?
Sherman County has the most tornadoes in Kansas. Between 1950-2020, Sherman County saw 113 occurrences of tornadoes. This was more than any other county in Kansas. The frequency of destructive weather correlates with the geography of the Midwest and the surrounding boundaries.
How many people died in the 1999 Oklahoma tornado outbreak?
The 3 May 1999 Oklahoma City tornado was the deadliest in the United States in over 20 years, with 36 direct fatalities.