Tornado that struck Clay County classified as EF-2 with peak winds at 115 mph

CLAY COUNTY, Mo. — A tornado that caused damage through parts of Clay County, Missouri Tuesday night has been classified as an EF-2 tornado, according to the National Weather Service.

The thunderstorm that caused extensive damage to Linwood, Kansas moved out of eastern Kansas and into west central Missouri where it developed a tornado southeast of Kearney, Missouri just before 8 p.m. where it ended 2 miles north of Excelsior Springs, Missouri around 8:20 p.m.

No injuries or deaths were reported with this storm.

The tornado was reported to have estimated peak winds of 115 mph.

FOX4 will continue to cover tornado damage throughout the Kansas City region on FOX4 News, on fox4kc.com and on all our social media platforms.

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