City’s siren investigated

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May 24, 2019 - 4:53 PM

The National Weather Service is investigating why a warning wasn’t issued for a small northeast Kansas town when a tornado hit the city.

The Kansas City Star reports that the EF1 tornado developed early Friday morning on the southwest side of Marysville and went through about 3:45 a.m. The twister was about 50 yards wide and produced winds of 105 mph.

No injuries were reported. A home suffered roof damage and a 3,000-gallon gasoline tank was tossed around.

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