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Statement as of 6:00 AM CDT on April 21, 2015


... On this date in weather history...

In 2001... at 915 PM... an F4 tornado struck Hoisington
Kansas. Initial touchdown occurred 1 mile southwest of
Hoisington. The tornado rapidly achieved F3 intensity as
it entered the west side of town. Moving northeast at 20
mph... it intensified to an F4 in 2 to 3 minutes. While
crossing northwest Hoisington... the tornado inflicted a 2
mile long... 2 block wide path of almost complete
destruction. There was 1 fatality and 28 injuries. The
tornado destroyed 182 homes... 12 businesses and tore a
roof off the hospital.It also severed power to much of
the region. As the tornado exited the north side of town
it weakened rapidly... inflicting F1 to F2 damage as it
approached deception creek 3 miles northeast of town.
After crossing the creek... it suddenly turned toward the
northwest where it damaged two farmsteads shortly before
dissipating.


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