An EF-2 Tornado causes damage in northern Brown County on Friday, May 12.

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The local area was rocked by severe weather on Friday evening, May 12.

According to the National Weather Service Office in Topeka, an EF-2 tornado touched down at 7:03 p.m., four miles west of Reserve in northern Brown County, between Goldfinch and Hazelnut Roads, just north of 300th Road.

The cyclone, which was on the ground for nine minutes, traveled 1.2 miles and reached a maximum width of 500 yards, while the peak winds reached 112 miles per hour. There were no injuries nor deaths as a result of the twister, however, there was significant damage at the Allen and Cheri Dreher residence.

Heather Stewart118 Posts

Heather Stewart is one of two co-editors for The Sabetha Herald, where she has been on staff since 2015. Heather is a 2011 Kansas State University graduate with a degree in psychology. She lives in Sabetha with her husband.

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