Marion Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 6:00 am CDT on May 4, 2015

... On this date in weather history...

In 2007... tragedy struck Greensburg when a horrific EF5
tornado... possessing a track 26 miles long and between
one and a half and two miles wide... leveled the town of
around 1,500 people. The monstrous vortex killed
11... injured 63... and caused around $250 million damage.
In 1922... two tornadoes struck Austin Texas just 5
minutes apart.The second twister... a violent
F4... killed 12... injured 50... and caused $500,000 damage.
The first tornado... an F2 that injured 5... nearly struck
the Capitol building.