Small tornado touches down near Glasgow

  • Source: KRTV-TV CBS 3 Great Falls
  • Published: 05/21/2020 03:03 PM

The National Weather Service in Glasgow has confirmed that a small tornado touched down Wednesday night southeast of Glasgow near the town of Whatley. The tornado is estimated to have touched down at 9:17 PM, and was on the ground for less than five minutes. The damage path from the tornado was narrow, only 50 yards, and the track of the tornado was less than a mile. The tornado was rated EF-0 - the lowest level - with an estimated peak wind speed of 80 miles per hour. In its brief time on the ground, the tornado damaged several buildings. A roof was lifted completely off a metal barn, and a nearby house had siding damage. Another home had minor roof damage, and a roof was lifted of a car port. There were no reports of injuries.


We welcome comments from registered users. Comments are solely the responsibility of those who post them; their viewpoints are not endorsed by the Daily Dispatch and (read more)
ship name
no comments have been added

Sign up to subscribe to custom state Daily Dispatch emails for free

click to subscribe