JEFFERSON COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) — Kansas’ first tornado of 2022 touched down in Jefferson County Tuesday night.
According to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Topeka, it developed at 7:56 p.m. near Ozawkie and ended at 8:06 p.m. around Nortonville.
The tornado’s path was 9.7 miles in length and 10 yards in width.
NWS rated the tornado as an EF-1 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale, with an estimated peak wind of 97 mph.
No fatalities or injuries were reported.