May 4th Is 7 Year Anniversary Of Deadly Greensburg Tornado

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GREENSBURG, Kan. (WIBW)- On May 4th 7 years ago, Greensburg, Kansas was devastated by a deadly tornado.

On the evening of May 4th in 2007, an EF-5 tornado traveled rapidly through the city, killing 11 people.

95 percent of the city was reported destroyed, while the other 5 percent severely damaged.

The National Weather Service reported the tornado traveled nearly 22 miles with wind speeds of the tornado reaching around 205 miles per hour.