Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF2
-- Length 4.61 Miles
-- Width 300 Yards
State KANSAS
County/Area SEDGWICK
WFO ICT
Report Source Trained Spotter
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2013-05-19 14:37:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2013-05-19 14:48:00.0 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative A significant outbreak of severe weather affected much of central and southeast Kansas. A total of 10 tornadoes touched down and strong winds along with large hail pelted the city of Wichita.
Event Narrative A large tornado moved across rural areas in Sedgwick county causing damage to a few farmsteads. None of the major structures took a direct hit from the tornado. Most of the damage was limited to power poles, barns, silos, and farm equipment. A horse trailer was thrown for approximately 220 yards by the tornado. The Doppler on Wheels was also in the vicinity and recorded 155 mph winds at 70 meters above ground level. This would be an EF3, however, based on damage it did not appear that wind speeds at that level reached the surface. Hence the EF2 rating.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HARPER HARPER CO. KS 05/19/2013 13:32 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NORWICH KINGMAN CO. KS 05/19/2013 13:50 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NORWICH KINGMAN CO. KS 05/19/2013 13:53 CST-6 Hail 1.25 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CONWAY SPGS SUMNER CO. KS 05/19/2013 14:10 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SEDGWICK CO. SEDGWICK CO. KS 05/19/2013 14:19 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CLEARWATER SEDGWICK CO. KS 05/19/2013 14:24 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CLEARWATER SEDGWICK CO. KS 05/19/2013 14:31 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SEDGWICK CO. SEDGWICK CO. KS 05/19/2013 14:37 CST-6 Tornado EF2 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
(ICT)WICHITA ARPT SEDGWICK CO. KS 05/19/2013 14:40 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
(ICT)WICHITA ARPT SEDGWICK CO. KS 05/19/2013 14:46 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
(AAO) JABARA ARPT SEDGWICK CO. KS 05/19/2013 14:57 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BENTON BUTLER CO. KS 05/19/2013 15:01 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ANDOVER BUTLER CO. KS 05/19/2013 15:06 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BELLAIRE SEDGWICK CO. KS 05/19/2013 15:08 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PERTH SUMNER CO. KS 05/19/2013 15:12 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PERTH SUMNER CO. KS 05/19/2013 15:17 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GREENWICH SEDGWICK CO. KS 05/19/2013 15:18 CST-6 Hail 2.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
EL DORADO BUTLER CO. KS 05/19/2013 15:21 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
POTWIN BUTLER CO. KS 05/19/2013 15:25 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
EL DORADO RES BUTLER CO. KS 05/19/2013 15:39 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HUNNEWELL SUMNER CO. KS 05/19/2013 15:39 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SOUTH HAVEN SUMNER CO. KS 05/19/2013 15:40 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
UDALL COWLEY CO. KS 05/19/2013 15:46 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
UDALL COWLEY CO. KS 05/19/2013 15:55 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WINFIELD COWLEY CO. KS 05/19/2013 16:01 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROCK COWLEY CO. KS 05/19/2013 16:04 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RAMONA MARION CO. KS 05/19/2013 16:05 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROCK COWLEY CO. KS 05/19/2013 16:05 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LATHAM BUTLER CO. KS 05/19/2013 16:22 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ARKANSAS CITY COWLEY CO. KS 05/19/2013 16:45 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WINFIELD ARPT COWLEY CO. KS 05/19/2013 16:49 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ARKANSAS CITY COWLEY CO. KS 05/19/2013 16:59 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
EUREKA GREENWOOD CO. KS 05/19/2013 17:00 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ARKANSAS CITY COWLEY CO. KS 05/19/2013 17:25 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PLEVNA RENO CO. KS 05/19/2013 17:25 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SOUTH HUTCHINSON RENO CO. KS 05/19/2013 17:33 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HUTCHINSON RENO CO. KS 05/19/2013 17:35 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ARKANSAS CITY COWLEY CO. KS 05/19/2013 18:25 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MAPLE CITY COWLEY CO. KS 05/19/2013 19:23 CST-6 Hail 2.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MAPLE CITY COWLEY CO. KS 05/19/2013 19:24 CST-6 Hail 2.50 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MAPLE CITY COWLEY CO. KS 05/19/2013 19:27 CST-6 Hail 3.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CEDAR VALE CHAUTAUQUA CO. KS 05/19/2013 19:37 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CEDAR VALE CHAUTAUQUA CO. KS 05/19/2013 19:37 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CEDAR VALE CHAUTAUQUA CO. KS 05/19/2013 19:38 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
IOLA ALLEN CO. KS 05/19/2013 19:40 CST-6 Hail 1.25 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CANEY MONTGOMERY CO. KS 05/19/2013 21:21 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CANEY MONTGOMERY CO. KS 05/19/2013 21:26 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COFFEYVILLE MONTGOMERY CO. KS 05/19/2013 21:42 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COFFEYVILLE MONTGOMERY CO. KS 05/19/2013 21:45 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COFFEYVILLE MONTGOMERY CO. KS 05/19/2013 21:45 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
VALEDA LABETTE CO. KS 05/19/2013 21:54 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
EDNA LABETTE CO. KS 05/19/2013 22:01 CST-6 Hail 1.25 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OSWEGO LABETTE CO. KS 05/19/2013 22:15 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHAUTAUQUA CHAUTAUQUA CO. KS 05/19/2013 23:08 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NIOTAZE CHAUTAUQUA CO. KS 05/19/2013 23:40 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SEDAN CHAUTAUQUA CO. KS 05/20/2013 01:10 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SEDAN CHAUTAUQUA CO. KS 05/20/2013 01:10 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PIQUA WOODSON CO. KS 05/20/2013 07:50 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K