On this day in 2001, a deadly F4 tornado struck Hoisington, Kansas. The estimated peak wind speeds for this tornado are unavailable at this time.
The length of this tornado’s path was 5 miles, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Wichita, Kansas.
According to the NWS in Wichita, the width of this tornado’s path was 660 yards. Sadly, the tornado killed 1 person and injured 28 people.
200 homes and 12 businesses were destroyed and 85 homes were severely damaged. 200 homes received minor to moderate damage.
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