EF0 Tornado Confirmed In North Topeka Sunday Evening

TOPEKA, Kan (WIBW)-- An EF0 tornado, with 65mph winds, touched down in Topeka Sunday night around 9:20PM, causing damage to tree limbs.

The tornado was on the ground for about 1.6 miles from Lower Silver Lake Road to near Rochester Cometary with a 30 yard wide path, according to the National Weather Service.

Time Lapse Video of the storm

There are no reports of injuries, but a few hundred people were without power.

Here's why the NWS said no Tornado warning was issued

Here is the full report from the Topeka National Weather Service:

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
1029 AM CDT Mon Jun 30 2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR TORNADO EVENT...

.BRIEF WEAK EF0 TORNADO IN NORTH TOPEKA...

RATING: EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 65 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 1.6 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 30 YARDS

START DATE: 6/29/2014
START TIME: 9:20 PM CDT
START LOCATION: LOWER SILVER LAKE ROAD

END DATE: 6/29/2014
END TIME: 9:25 PM CDT
END LOCATION: NEAR ROCHESTER CEMETARY

BRIEF WEAK TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN AROUND 920 PM NEAR LOWER SILVER LAKE ROAD AND
SKIPPED ALONG A PATH AROUND 1.6 MILES LONG DAMAGING TREE LIMBS ALONG THIS PATH.

EF0...WEAK......65 TO 85 MPH
EF1...WEAK......86 TO 110 MPH
EF2...STRONG....111 TO 135 MPH
EF3...STRONG....136 TO 165 MPH
EF4...VIOLENT...166 TO 200 MPH
EF5...VIOLENT...>200 MPH

NOTE:
THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

Looking Southwest from WIBW-TV as the storm developed on Sunday evening.
You can see the storm building vertically in the first part of the video.
Storm Building --> Click Here For Time Lapse Video of vertical development of storm before it reached Topeka

Click Here For Time Lapse Video of the rotation in Topeka

Click Here For Normal Speed Video of the rotation in Topeka







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