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Small tornado confirmed in SE Kansas

Published on -7/31/2013, 4:01 PM

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FORT SCOTT, Kan. (AP) -- A team from the National Weather Service has confirmed the touchdown of a small tornado in southeast Kansas this week.

KOAM-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1cp4M0b ) the twister dropped Monday evening in Bourbon County, near Bourbon State Lake. No injuries were reported.

The Weather Service rated the tornado an EF-1, about 100 yards wide with maximum winds of about 90 mph. It was on the ground for roughly a minute.

The tornado moved a mobile home about four feet off its foundation, destroyed a small shed and blew a boat into a tree.

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