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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Wichita KS
600 AM CDT Sun May 28 2017

...ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...

In 1889, a pair of powerful tornadoes struck Central
Kansas.  The first twister, an F3 with a track 5 miles
long, leveled 2 farms between 8 and 5 miles southwest of
McPherson.  The second was a violent F4.  It`s track 25
miles long and one quarter mile wide, as it tore through
Marion and Chase counties.  The second twister destroyed
ten farms.  On one of the farms, every building was swept
away.  The second twister killed 2 people and injured 4.

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