Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF1
-- Length 12 Miles
-- Width 440 Yards
State NEBRASKA
County/Area DUNDY
WFO GLD
Begin Date 03/28/2007 19:17:00 MST-7
Begin Range 3
Begin Azimuth SE
Begin Location BENKELMAN
Begin Lat/Lon 40.02/-101.49
End Date 03/28/2007 19:36:00 MST-7
End Range 8
End Azimuth NNE
End Location BENKELMAN
End Lat/Lon 40.16/-101.47
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 460.00K
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative A major Spring storm system affecting the Central High Plains produced 16 tornadoes and flash flooding, in addition to severe hail and wind. This was the most tornadoes reported in a single day in the Goodland County Warning Area. The most significant tornado was an EF2 which began in Sherman county and moved north across most of Cheyenne county in Kansas. Four homesteads suffered significant property damage along the 36 mile path length. In addition to the EF2 tornado, there were three EF1 and twelve EF0 tornadoes stretching from Greeley county Kansas into Dundy county Nebraska. No injuries or fatalities occurred.
Event Narrative Tornado moved into county from northern Cheyenne county, Kansas 3 miles SE of Benkelman, and dissipated 8 miles NNE of Benkelman. Total path length of the tornado was 15 miles, with 12 of those miles being in Dundy county. Three homes were affected by the tornado east of Benkelman, with one home north of Hwy 34 losing its roof and suffering significant property damage, including loss of a barn and other outbuildings. Other homes south of Hwy 34, just north of the golf course experienced damage, including loss of a garage and carport at one location, and garage and grain bins destroyed at another. The golf course experienced significant tree damage as well.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 460.00K 0.00K
BENKELMAN DUNDY CO. NE 03/28/2007 19:17 MST-7 Tornado EF1 0 0 460.00K 0.00K
BENKELMAN DUNDY CO. NE 03/28/2007 19:20 MST-7 Hail 4.25 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BENKELMAN DUNDY CO. NE 03/28/2007 19:31 MST-7 Hail 1.50 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BENKELMAN DUNDY CO. NE 03/28/2007 19:32 MST-7 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MAX DUNDY CO. NE 03/28/2007 20:00 MST-7 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 460.00K 0.00K