Thursday 10th Anniversary Of Deadly Hallam Tornado

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

Thursday marks the 10th anniversary of a tornado that destroyed most of the Lancaster County town of Hallam, Nebraska.

The 2.5 mile-wide F4 twister struck on the evening of May 22, 2004, killing a 73-year-old woman and injuring 37 others. The tornado stayed on the ground for more than 10 minutes and covered a path of 52 miles.

That storm system spawned 19 confirmed tornadoes, leveling 158 homes and damaging dozens of others. Gage, Saline, Lancaster and Cass counties were designated federal disaster areas.


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