AP: Weather service confirms tornadoes in western Kansas


SHARON SPRINGS, Kan. — 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. 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.


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