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Kansas tornadoes by the numbers

Kansas tornado deaths in 2008

DateLocationDeathsTornado strengthDetailsMay 23, 9:30 p.m.Pratt County2F3The tornado picked up a car and carried it approximately 1,700 feet into a wheat field, killing the male driver and female passenger, who was ejected.June 11, 9:18 p.m.Dickinson County1F3One death was reported when a tree was blown onto a woman who had just put her daughter into the car seat of her vehicle.June 11, 11:02 p.m.Jackson County1F2A mobile home was destroyed and the occupant sustained fatal injuries.





Kansas tornado deaths by year since 2000

  • 2007: 14
  • 2006: 0
  • 2005: 0
  • 2004: 0
  • 2003: 8
  • 2002: 0
  • 2001: 1
  • 2000: 0

Tornadoes in Sedgwick County between 1950 and 2008

  • Number: 76
  • Deaths: 13
  • Injuries: 321
  • Property damage: $427 million

Tornado database: The National Climatic Data Center keeps a database of all tornadoes since 1950. The storms are broken down by state and county. Search the site.

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