MANHATTAN (KSNT) – The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-2 tornado touched down in Manhattan on June 11.
According to a Twitter post on June 16, the NWS said that after further analysis and a follow-up survey, they determined that a small EF-2 tornado occurred Saturday evening in Manhattan. The tornado had a path of only 0.32 miles just east of the Kansas State University campus with winds estimated to be at a maximum of around 115 miles-per-hour.
The storms Saturday night caused damage in Manhattan and Marysville, leaving thousands without power. Straight-line winds recorded at 100 mph that hit areas in Riley County were blamed for causing $9.47 million in damage by the NWS on June 13.