Tornadoes touch down Tuesday night in western Kansas near Cimarron and at Sharon Springs Golf Course

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CIMARRON, Kan. (KSNW) – Severe storms moved through Kansas Tuesday night. KSN Storm Track 3 Meteorologist Erika Paige and Photojournalist Scott Dietz caught a tornado east of Cimarron and west of Dodge City in Storm Tracker 3.

Also, KSN Storm Tracker Robert Clayton caught a video of the storm and a tornado.

On Wednesday, KSN found some damage to vehicles and farm equipment near Cimarron. One man recalls the moment the storm blew through.

“The doors on this shed all one of them is damaged and three of them are gone and one of the doors is inside the shed, one of them is scattered across the field,” said Eldon Dirks, received damage from the tornado.

The National Weather Service in Dodge City says seven tornadoes touched down near Sublette, Howell, Spearville, Fellsburg, Truesdale and two near Greensburg. The weather service rated the tornadoes at EF-0 or EF-1 strength.

In Sharon Springs in Wallace County, a tornado touched down around 6:25 p.m. MDT, damaging a cart and maintenance shed at the golf course. However, all the golf carts are ok. Powerlines were also damaged. You can see a video of that tornado on YouTube here.

It ranked as an EF-0 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale and reached estimated peak winds of 85 mph, according to the National Weather Service. The maximum width of the tornado was 100 yards and its path was over three miles long. It was on the ground for eight minutes.

Gallery: Sharon Springs Golf Course tornado damage

The KSN Storm Track 3 Weather Team also received many high wind reports from the storms.

  • 4 N Montezuma – Gray Co. – 70 mph wind gust
  • 3 WSW The Haggard Elevator – Gray Co. – Half dollar size hail
  • 16 NNW Manter – Hamilton Co. – Half dollar hail
  • 11 S Big Bow – Stanton Co. – 61 mph wind gust
  • 3 SSW Hugoton – Stevens Co. – Quarter size hail
  • 1 ENE Garden City – Finney Co. – 58 mph wind gust
  • 3 NW Pierceville – Finney Co. – 66 mph wind gust
  • 4 N Montezuma – Gray Co. – 70 mph wind gust
  • 1 E Greensburg – Kiowa Co. – 75 mph wind gust
  • 11 NE Eva – Texas Co., Okla. – 62 mph wind gust
  • 1 WSW Guymon – Texas Co., Okla. – 67 mph wind gust
  • 5 NE Hooker – Texas Co., Okla. – 58 mph wind gust
  • 3 WSW Balko – Beaver Co., Okla. – 60 mph wind gust
  • 3 E Iuka – Pratt Co. – 75 mph wind gust
  • Weskan – Wallace Co. – quarter size hail
  • 3 W Campus – Gove Co. – Tstorm wind damage of 1/2 mile power poles got taken out for Oakley

A semi was overturned by the wind on eastbound I-70 near Oakley in Logan County.

The Kansas Highway Patrol said a trailer flipped over on the driver’s side. The 47-year-old driver of the semi was transported to Logan County Hospital to be checked for injuries. Traffic was routed to U.S. 83 and to U.S. 40 and then back on I-70 for a time.

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