NWS confirms Monday tornado in Johnson County

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF-0 tornado touched down in Johnson County, Kansas, Monday afternoon.

The maximum wind speed reported to the service was 85 miles per hour and the tornado had a maximum path width of 100 yards.

Tornado sirens went off in southern Overland Park around 4 p.m.

A neighborhood at 193rd Street and Antioch Road saw damage to trees, fences and even a few roofs.

41 Action News viewers caught the funnel cloud on camera appearing to make a brief touchdown.

Johnson County Emergency Management was out Monday evening assessing the damage and checking on residents.

by Katelyn Brown (2021, Mar 16) KSHB

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