Tornado Strikes Eureka, Kansas. State of Emergency!

Damage to more than 100 blocks of the town was reported in an initial assessment.

  • A tornado tore through the town of Eureka, Kansas, on Tuesday evening.
  • An initial assessment found damage to more than 100 city blocks in the town.
  • Five people were injured, one critically.

A tornado tore through Eureka, Kansas, on Tuesday evening, damaging homes and buildings, uprooting trees and knocking out power.

The Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office reported that five people were injured, one critically, from the tornado that struck the southeast Kansas town of about 2,450 residents about 60 miles east-northeast of Wichita around 7:21 p.m. CDT.

An initial assessment found damage to more than 100 city blocks in the town, KWCH-TVreported. Eureka city officials told the Wichita Eagle tree damage was extensive.

weather.com/storms/tornado/news/2018-06-27-eureka-kansas-tornado

LIVE BLOG: Eureka takes ‘direct hit’ from tornado

www.kwch.com/content/news/KS-storms-bring-tornado-threat-486631991.html

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