... Pawnee County tornado survey completed Sunday...
A supercell thunderstorm developed northeast of Dodge City around
530 PM Saturday afternoon and became tornadic after moving into
Pawnee County. A tornado formed six miles southwest of Rozel at
718 PM CDT and moved to one mile west of Rozel before turning to
the northwest and dissipating 3 miles northwest of town at 747 PM
CDT. The damage path was a wide as five eights of a mile. Considerable
damage was done to trees, and several power poles were snapped. A
house about 2.5 miles southwest of Rozel lost most of its roof and
some of its exterior walls. A damage survey of the tornado was
conducted Sunday, and the tornado was rated an EF2 with maximum
winds estimated to be near 130 mph.
Another tornado touched down briefly 6 miles east of Rozel at 750
PM CDT. Damage was done to a metal pole, and the tornado intensity
was rated EF0 with maximum wind speeds estimated at 85 mph.
More details are available on the Dodge City National Weather
Service web Page at weather.Gov/ddc.