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Brief tornado touchdowns reported west of Derby, near Mulvane and east of Clearwater

  • Finger on the Weather
  • Published Wednesday, Sep. 15, 2010, at 7:22 p.m.
  • Updated Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at 4:51 p.m.


Three tornadoes have touched down briefly south of Wichita tonight, the National Weather Service reported.

No damage has been reported in connections with the tornadoes, meteorologist Vanessa Pearce said. A tornado touched down seven miles west of Derby at 6:28 p.m., another was reported six miles east of Clearwater at 6:34 p.m., and a third was confirmed a mile east of Mulvane at 6:52 p.m.

Hail stones as large as 4.5 inches in diameter have been reported in the metropolitan area, Pearce said, and hail and high winds have created damage.

KSN reported a hail stone 7 inches in diameter, Pearce said, but no location for the stone has been given.

For more information on conditions, go to our weather page.

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