List of June 2008 tornado outbreak sequence tornadoes

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A tornado in Illinois on June 7, 2008.

The June 2008 tornado outbreak sequence affected much of the central United States and parts of Canada starting on June 3, 2008 and lasting until June 11. 217 tornadoes were confirmed.

The first outbreak affected much of the Midwest and Ohio Valley area on June 3 producing over 20 tornado reports including an EF3 in Moscow, Indiana. Several people were injured, including one critically who died two months later.

The second outbreak took place across the Central Plains where two days of severe weather resulted in at least 90 tornado reports from the Dakotas to Kansas on June 4–5.

The third outbreak took place across Wisconsin and Illinois, where at least 20 tornadoes were confirmed including eight across the southern suburbs of Chicago on June 8, as well as a dozen others in southern Wisconsin.

The fourth outbreak is took place across the Central Plains where at least four people were killed near Little Sioux, Iowa. At least 58 tornadoes were reported on June 11 mostly over Minnesota, Iowa, Kansas and Minnesota. The strongest tornado was an EF4 in Manhattan, Kansas. Two people were in killed in Kansas in the towns of Chapman and Soldier. At least 17 tornadoes were reported on June 11 mostly over Wisconsin and Kansas.

Reported tornadoes[edit]

Note: four tornadoes in Canada were rated according to the old Fujita scale, but are included in the chart below using their number rated.

Confirmed
Total
Confirmed
EF0
Confirmed
EF1
Confirmed
EF2
Confirmed
EF3
Confirmed
EF4
Confirmed
EF5
192 109 63 14 5 1 0

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June 3 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Tuesday, June 3, 2008
EF#
Location
County
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Illinois
EF0 WNW Kinmundy Marion 1254 0.06 miles (0.097 km) Brief tornado touchdown destroyed a machine shed and flipped over a mobile home. A farm house also sustained minor roof damage.
EF0 E Alsey Scott 0132 6.70 miles (10.78 km) Tornado tracked through rural area and caused no damage.
Indiana
EF1 WNW Park Greene, Lawrence 1510 27.15 miles (43.69 km) The tornado damaged residences, trees and barns in Greene and Lawrence counties. A school was damaged in Greene County and one male suffered a broken foot after debris fell on it.
EF0 WNW Banta Morgan 1830 0.39 miles (0.63 km) Roof damage and several downed trees were caused by the tornado.
EF3 WNW Waldron Shelby, Rush 0104 9.68 miles (15.58 km) 1 death – 34 structures in Shelby County were damaged, with 27 of them in the small community of Middletown, just northeast of Waldron. Eight people were injured in Rush County, including a 67-year-old woman who was impaled in the chest by a tree limb and later died as a result of her injury on August 17. A covered bridge was destroyed and a school was damaged in Moscow. The tornado severely damage or destroyed dozens of homes, and swept ones that were not anchored completely away.
EF2 SSE Peoga Brown, Johnson, Shelby 0124 10.59 miles (17.04 km) Twenty to thirty homes in Brown County were damaged, as well as 40 buildings at Camp Atterbury and 59 buildings were either damaged or destroyed in Edinburgh. A gas station in Shelby County was also damaged.
EF1 SSW Springhill Decatur 0150 4.09 miles (6.58 km) One home had its roof torn off and another home suffered extensive damage. A van suffered broken windows and farm buildings and telephone poles were damaged.
Virginia
EF0 SW Roanoke City of Roanoke 2327 1.62 miles (2.61 km) Trees were blown down, with some of them falling on homes. There was no direct damage to homes or structures from the tornado.
EF0 NNE Winterpock Chesterfield 0040 0.25 miles (0.40 km) Brief tornado touchdown snapped and downed trees.
Ohio
EF0 SW Miami University Airport Butler 0105 0.35 miles (0.56 km) A home had its roof blown off and a barn had half of its roof peeled off with a metal door being blown away.
EF0 S Martinsville Clinton 0425 0.17 miles (0.27 km) A barn and shed sustained minor damage from the tornado.
Missouri
EF1 SSE Barnumton Camden 0525 6.03 miles (9.70 km) Damaged occurred to a few structures and over 100 trees were snapped.
Sources:FindArticles[2][3][4] NWS Central Illinois[5] Virginia Department of Emergency Management[6] NWS Wilmington (OH)[7]

June 4 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Wednesday, June 4, 2008
EF#
Location
County
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Illinois
EF0 NE of Prairie Randolph 0830 0.6 miles (0.97 km) Tornado blew down several trees along its path and caused minor damage to a couple of machine sheds and shifted a garage on its foundation before lifting and dissipating.
EF0 WSW of Tilden Randolph 0848 1.47 miles (2.37 km) Three homes and one building had roof damage. Several large tree limbs were blown down.
EF0 SSW of Tilden Randolph 0849 0.7 miles (1.1 km) Several houses, garages and outbuildings were damaged. Numerous trees were knocked down in a cemetery.
EF1 SSW of Flanagan Livingston 2345 3.42 miles (5.50 km) A house suffered roof damage and a small agriculture building was blown around a larger agricultural machine shed and destroyed.
EF0 NE of Mackinaw Tazewell 0018 2 miles
(3.2 km)
Tornado remained out over an open field.
EF0 N of Lilly Tazewell, McLean, Woodford 0024 7 miles
(11.2 km)
Tornado remained out over an open field.
Indiana
EF0 WSW of Bloomfield Greene 1113 ≤0.1 mile
(≤160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 S of Wilmington Dearborn 2200 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Tornado caused minor roof damage to several trailers, mainly due to fallen trees. Damages from the tornado totaled to $30,000.
Ohio
EF0 Red Bank area Hamilton 1150 2 miles
(3.2 km)
Brief touchdown, a few homes suffered minor damages. Damages from the tornado totaled to $40,000.
Virginia
EF1 Millwood area Clarke 1725 0.5 mile
(800 m)
Brief tornado touchdown, all the trees around Cater Hall were uprooted or knocked down. Damages from the tornado totaled to $20,000.
EF0 N of Delaplane Fauquier, Loudoun 1819 12 miles
(19.3 km)
An EF0 tornado tracked through Fauquier and Loudoun counties in Virginia over a 12-mile (19 km) path. Damage from the tornado mainly consisted of broken and uprooted trees. Damages from the tornado totaled to $30,000.
EF0 E of Green Spring Frederick 1725 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief tornado touchdown, about a dozen trees were snapped or uprooted. Damages from the tornado totaled to $8,000.
EF1 E of Stevensburg Culpeper 2315 4 miles
(6.4 km)
Some large trees were uprooted or snapped. Damages from the tornado totaled to $15,000.
EF1 NW of Sumerduck Fauquier, Stafford 2327 10 miles
(16 km)
Numerous trees were knocked down or uprooted and some structures sustained damage. Damages from the tornado totaled to $50,000.
EF1 ESE of Glendia Stafford 2335 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Damage to many trees, and a few structures. Damages from the tornado totaled to $20,000.
Maryland
EF0 White Oak area Montgomery 1920 0.1 miles
(1.6 km)
Brief touchdown, a few trees were downed. Damages from the tornado totaled to $2,000.
EF0 Chesapeake Beach Calvert 1940 1.5 miles
(2.4 km)
About 20 houses were damaged, mostly to roofs and siding. A restaurant also lost part of its roof. Numerous trees were knocked down. Damages from the tornado totaled to $400,000.
EF0 W of Preston Caroline 2012 2.2 miles
(3.5 km)
A strong EF0 tornado touched down near Preston and moved into the town. About 30 homes were damaged and numerous trees were uprooted. Damages from the tornado totaled to $300,000.
Colorado
EF0 S of Hyde Washington 2029 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 SSW of Yuma Yuma 2101 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 NNE of Strasburg Adams 2104 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 N of Wray Yuma 0026 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
Kentucky
EF0 Peach Grove area Pendleton 2220 0.5 mile
(800 m)
Damage to several barns and homes, including a garage that was blown out. Damages from the tornado totaled to $60,000.
Nebraska
EF1 S of Champion (1st tornado) Chase 2249 0.5 mile
(800 m)
Brief touchdown, tornado overturned three pivot irrigation systems, down several trees, and broke three power poles. Damages from the tornado totaled to $110,000.
EF0 ENE of Dannevirk Howard 2253 4 miles
(6.4 km)
Damage was limited to trees and power poles. Damages from the tornado totaled to $150,000.
EF0 SSW of Champion (2nd tornado) Chase 2308 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, tornado overturned a pivot irrigation system. Caused $40,000 in damages.
EF0 S of Champion (3rd tornado) Chase 2313 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, tornado destroyed small outbuildings, tore off the roof of the garage and slammed it into the nearby house, and tore the roof off the house. Damages from the tornado totaled to $25,000.
EF0 NE of Wauneta Chase 2353 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF1 W of Dwight Butler 0100 6 miles
(9.6 km)
Tornado damaged a few grain bin silos. Numerous trees were also downed. Damage is unknown.
EF0 NE of Hamlet Hays 0110 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF1 S of Ulysses (1st tornado) Seward, Butler 0125 5 miles
(8 km)
Tornado damaged an irrigation system and several homes. Numerous trees were also downed. Damage is unknown.
EF1 Ceresco area (1st tornado) Saunders 0137 6 miles
(9.6 km)
A large, half-mile-wide tornado destroyed 4 homes and 225 power poles, as well as damaged 101 other homes. Several barns suffered severe damage with metal parts from the walls found scattered all over nearby fields. Highway 77 was closed for more than a day as debris from the tornado littered the roads. Due to the large amount of power poles taken down, power was out for much of Ceresco for several days. The total cost of the damage is unknown but likely extreme.
EF1 S of Ulysses (2nd tornado) Seward, Butler 0144 4 miles
(6.4 km)
Tornado damaged four homes in Ulysses, and flipped numerous pivot irrigation systems. Numerous trees were also downed. Damage is unknown.
EF1 Ceresco area (2nd tornado) Saunders 0155 5 miles
(8 km)
Tornado downed numerous trees and power lines. Damage is unknown.
EF0 Bertrand area Phelps 0423 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 W of Smithfield Gosper 0428 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
Iowa
EF1 S of Pacific Junction Mills 2304 5 miles
(8 km)
Tornado caused scattered tree and farm damage.
EF1 S of Emerson Mills 2350 4.5 miles
(7.2 km)
Tornado destroyed two barns and a machinery storage shed and severely damaged one home.
EF1 ENE of Creston Union 0004 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Tornado reported by amateur radio operator.
EF0 WNW of Nodaway Adams 0113 2 miles
(3.2 km)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF1 N of Brooks Adams 0124 9 miles
(14.4 km)
Rain-wrapped tornado according to KCCI. Damages from the tornado totaled to $15,000.
EF1 SE of Corning Adams 0137 8.6 miles
(14 km)
One house lost part of its roof and several outbuildings destroyed. Several houses and cars had damage caused by falling trees.
EF1 SW of Stringtown Adams 0158 6 miles
(9.6 km)
Damages totaled to $30,000.
EF0 NW of Kent Union 0218 1 mile
(1.6 km)
A farm was damaged with outbuildings destroyed. Power poles knocked over. The tornado was reassessed and found to be an EF0, not an EF1, and the track was 5.2 miles (8.4 km) shorter than originally thought. Damages from the tornado totaled to $5,000.
EF1 ENE of Afton Union, Clarke 0258 11 miles
(17.6 km)
Long track tornado followed for storm chasers. Damages from the tornado totaled to $10,000.
Sources: FindArticles[8] NWS Chicago[9]

June 5 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Thursday, June 5, 2008
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Colorado
EF0 SSW of Granada Prowers 37°52′N 102°21′W / 37.867°N 102.350°W / 37.867; -102.350 1815 7 miles
(11.2 km)
Weak EF0 tornado remained out over open fields for the duration of its life, however, it narrowly missed a ranch, but broke the fencing. Damages from the tornado totaled to $5,000
Kansas
EF0 SW of Russell Springs (1st tornado) Logan 38°49′N 101°10′W / 38.817°N 101.167°W / 38.817; -101.167 1930 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported
EF0 SSW of Russell Springs (2nd tornado) Logan 38°52′N 101°11′W / 38.867°N 101.183°W / 38.867; -101.183 1941 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported
EF1 NNE of Preston Pratt 38°49′N 101°10′W / 38.817°N 101.167°W / 38.817; -101.167 1959 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Brief touchdown, tornado was moving at 60 mph (97 km/h). A pivot irrigation sprinkler was knocked over. Damages from the tornado totaled to $65,000.
EF0 S of Gove Gove 38°47′N 100°28′W / 38.783°N 100.467°W / 38.783; -100.467 2013 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported
EF0 WNW of Voda (1st tornado) Trego 39°03′N 100°03′W / 39.050°N 100.050°W / 39.050; -100.050 2039 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported
EF0 S of Voda (2nd tornado) Trego 39°01′N 100°01′W / 39.017°N 100.017°W / 39.017; -100.017 2040 2 miles
(3.2 km)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported
EF1 W of Oak Hill Clay 39°15′N 97°21′W / 39.250°N 97.350°W / 39.250; -97.350 2119 14 miles
(22.5 km)
Tornado destroyed seven structures and damaged numerous others. Damages are unknown.
EF0 SE of Idana Clay 39°21′N 97°13′W / 39.350°N 97.217°W / 39.350; -97.217 2120 5 miles
(8 km)
Damage occurred to power lines and outbuildings. Damages are unknown.
EF1 N of Clay Center Clay 39°25′N 97°07′W / 39.417°N 97.117°W / 39.417; -97.117 2133 10 miles
(16 km)
Minor damage to several houses, including siding ripped off and windows broken. Several outbuildings were destroyed. Damages are unknown.
EF0 W of Barnes Washington 39°42′N 96°52′W / 39.700°N 96.867°W / 39.700; -96.867 2208 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Several buildings sustained minor damage as well as an outbuilding. Damages are unknown.
EF0 E of Oketo Marshall 39°58′N 96°33′W / 39.967°N 96.550°W / 39.967; -96.550 0041 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief tornado touchdown with no damage.
EF0 S of Sycamore Springs Brown 39°57′N 95°43′W / 39.950°N 95.717°W / 39.950; -95.717 0027 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief tornado touchdown with no damage.
EF0 NE of Prescott Linn 38°05′N 94°40′W / 38.083°N 94.667°W / 38.083; -94.667 0357 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Tornado damaged or destroyed several barns and sheds. Damages are unknown.
Nebraska
EF2 S of Stuart Rock, Holt 42°12′N 99°27′W / 42.200°N 99.450°W / 42.200; -99.450 2044 30 miles
(48.2 km)
Long-track multiple vortex tornado moved a house off its foundation. In addition, numerous outbuildings were destroyed, power poles were snapped and farm equipment and vehicles were thrown. Damages from the tornado totaled to $225,000.
EF1 SSW of Johnson (1st tornado) Nemaha 40°17′N 96°03′W / 40.283°N 96.050°W / 40.283; -96.050 2320 3 miles
(4.8 km)
Tornado damaged an outbuilding and snapped numerous trees. Damages are unknown.
EF1 SSW of Johnson (2nd tornado) Nemaha 40°17′N 96°03′W / 40.283°N 96.050°W / 40.283; -96.050 2323 7 miles
(11.2 km)
Tornado damaged several farmsteads. Damages are unknown.
EF1 SW of Johnson (3rd tornado) Nemaha 40°24′N 96°01′W / 40.400°N 96.017°W / 40.400; -96.017 2335 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Brief touchdown, tornado damaged an outbuilding and snapped numerous trees. Damages are unknown.
EF0 S of Preston Richardson 40°00′N 95°31′W / 40.000°N 95.517°W / 40.000; -95.517 0033 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF2 SE of Falls City Richardson, Holt (MO), Atchison (MO) 40°04′N 95°31′W / 40.067°N 95.517°W / 40.067; -95.517 0039 29 miles
(46.6 km)
A large half-mile-wide tornado destroyed several outbuildings and sheds, damaged numerous buildings, and downed power poles. Damages from the tornado totaled to $435,000.
South Dakota
EF1 WNW of Marty Charles Mix 42°59′N 98°27′W / 42.983°N 98.450°W / 42.983; -98.450 2200 10 miles
(16 km)
Tornado destroyed several outbuildings and damaged a few structures. Damages from the tornado totaled to $100,000.
EF0 SW of Humboldt Minnehaha 43°37′N 97°00′W / 43.617°N 97.000°W / 43.617; -97.000 0115 2 miles
(3.2 km)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF2 SSW of Baltic Minnehaha 43°43′N 96°46′W / 43.717°N 96.767°W / 43.717; -96.767 0142 3 miles
(4.2 miles)
Tornado damaged numerous structures and downed several trees. Damages are unknown.
EF0 SW of Trent Moody 43°51′N 96°41′W / 43.850°N 96.683°W / 43.850; -96.683 0200 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Brief touchdown, tornado blew a 40 by 100-foot (30 m) metal machine shed a quarter mile, destroyed an outbuilding, and damaged trees. Damages from the tornado totaled to $10,000.
Missouri
EF0 SE of Watson Atchison 40°28′N 95°37′W / 40.467°N 95.617°W / 40.467; -95.617 2355 0.5 mile
(800 m)
Brief touchdown in open country with no damage.
EF0 WSW of Tarkio Atchison 40°25′N 95°02′W / 40.417°N 95.033°W / 40.417; -95.033 0023 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 W of Craig Holt 40°12′N 95°23′W / 40.200°N 95.383°W / 40.200; -95.383 0055 3.5 miles
(5.6 km)
No direct tornado damage, however the wind downdraft caused tractor trailers to blow on Interstate 29 with drivers trapped and at least one having to be extricated. Damages from the tractor trailers totaled to $2,000.
EF0 Foster area Bates 38°10′N 94°31′W / 38.167°N 94.517°W / 38.167; -94.517 0415 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Damage primarily to trees, some of which were uprooted. Damages from the tornado totaled to $25,000.
EF0 SW of Alma Lafayette 39°05′N 93°33′W / 39.083°N 93.550°W / 39.083; -93.550 0523 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, damage was confined to one porch. Damages from the tornado totaled to $500.
Iowa
EF0 WNW of Payne Fremont 40°40′N 95°47′W / 40.667°N 95.783°W / 40.667; -95.783 0002 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 NNE of Sidney Fremont 40°48′N 95°37′W / 40.800°N 95.617°W / 40.800; -95.617 0011 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 S of Essex Page 40°48′N 95°18′W / 40.800°N 95.300°W / 40.800; -95.300 0024 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Brief touchdown, tornado caused minor damage to a barn.
EF0 N of Cumberland Cass 41°17′N 94°52′W / 41.283°N 94.867°W / 41.283; -94.867 0112 2 miles
(3.2 km)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF1 NW of Creston Union 41°04′N 94°23′W / 41.067°N 94.383°W / 41.067; -94.383 0224 3 miles
(4.8 km)
Tornado blew the roof off an outbuilding. Damages from the tornado totaled to $25,000.
EF1 ENE of Leslie Clarke 40°56′N 93°45′W / 40.933°N 93.750°W / 40.933; -93.750 0449 8 mile
(12.8 km)
No damage reported.
EF1 NNW of Liberty Warren, Marion 41°13′N 93°31′W / 41.217°N 93.517°W / 41.217; -93.517 0510 18 miles
(28.9 km)
Two homes and several outbuildings were damaged. Damages from the tornado totaled to $190,000.
EF1 S of Prairie City Jasper 41°33′N 93°13′W / 41.550°N 93.217°W / 41.550; -93.217 0536 10 mile
(16 km)
Tornado damaged twelve outbuildings and downed numerous trees. Damages from the tornado totaled to $75,000.
EF1 SE of Reasnor Jasper 41°34′N 93°00′W / 41.567°N 93.000°W / 41.567; -93.000 0545 14 miles
(22.5 km)
Several buildings were damaged and tractor trailers were blown off Interstate 80. Two people were injured. Damages from the tornadoes totaled to $255,000.
EF0 NNE of Newton Jasper 41°44′N 93°01′W / 41.733°N 93.017°W / 41.733; -93.017 0549 11 mile
(17.6 km)
Tornado damaged several homes. Damages from the tornadoes totaled to $25,000.
Oklahoma
EF0 NW of Beggs Okmulgee 35°47′N 96°08′W / 35.783°N 96.133°W / 35.783; -96.133 0435 4 miles
(6.4 km)
Tornado blew down power lines and power poles. Damages from the tornado totaled to $15,000.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for June 5, 2008, NWS Kansas City #1, NWS Kansas City #2, NWS Omaha, NWS Sioux Falls, NWS Topeka, NWS Topeka PNS, NWS North Platte NCDC Storm Data

June 6 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Friday, June 6, 2008
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Minnesota
EF2 E of Menahga Wadena, Hubbard 46°45′N 95°04′W / 46.750°N 95.067°W / 46.750; -95.067 1414 14 miles
(22.5 km)
Tornado tracked mostly over forest areas but a small house was destroyed along with eight turkey barns, killing over 15,000 turkeys and injuring one person. Hundreds of acres of forest was destroyed as well. Damages from the tornado totaled to $11.3 million.
EF3 SW of Emmaville Hubbard 46°58′N 95°01′W / 46.967°N 95.017°W / 46.967; -95.017 1437 7 miles
(11.2 km)
Two homes on Pickerel Lake were flattened. Several other houses were damaged, and outbuildings flattened. Dozens of acres of forest were flattened. Damages from the tornado are unknown.
EF0 NNE of Dorset Hubbard 46°59′N 94°55′W / 46.983°N 94.917°W / 46.983; -94.917 1442 5.5 miles
(8.8 km)
Tornado split off from the Emmaville tornado and caused mainly tree damage along its path. Damages from the tornado totaled to $100,000.
EF1 S of Lake George Hubbard 47°09′N 94°59′W / 47.150°N 94.983°W / 47.150; -94.983 1455 2.5 miles
(4.0 km)
Many large trees were knocked down. Damages from the tornado totaled to $400,000.
EF1 ESE of Badoura Hubbard 46°51′N 94°43′W / 46.850°N 94.717°W / 46.850; -94.717 1543 0.5 mile
(800 m)
Brief touchdown, tornado downed up to 4 acres (16,000 m2) of forest. Damages from the tornado totaled to $200,000.
Wisconsin
EF0 N of Kansasville Racine 42°43′N 88°08′W / 42.717°N 88.133°W / 42.717; -88.133 1958 3.3 miles
(5.3 km)
Tornado touched down in rural area. Damage confined to trees. Damages from the tornado totaled to $20,000.
Oklahoma
EF0 S of Hulbert Cherokee 35°52′N 95°09′W / 35.867°N 95.150°W / 35.867; -95.150 2047 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown in an open field, no damage reported.
Michigan
EF0 N of Campbells Corners Ogemaw 44°21′N 84°07′W / 44.350°N 84.117°W / 44.350; -84.117 2055 0.9 mile
(1.4 km)
Brief touchdown, tornado damaged several farms and residences. Damages from the tornado totaled to $75,000.
Illinois
EF1 Lerna area Coles 39°24′N 88°19′W / 39.400°N 88.317°W / 39.400; -88.317 2120 5 miles
(8 km)
Tornado damaged nine homes and a school. Damages from the tornado totaled to $275,000.
Ontario
F1 Echo Bay Algoma 2200 unknown Roof was torn off a warehouse and damage to a tractor dealership.
Ohio
EF1 SW of Wetsel Van Wert 40°55′N 84°28′W / 40.917°N 84.467°W / 40.917; -84.467 0044 0.5 mile
(800 m)
One house sustained siding and roof damage. Numerous trees were snapped. Damages from the tornado totaled to $5,000.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for June 6, 2008, NWS Grand Forks, Environment Canada (Northern Ontario), NWS Northern Indiana, NWS Lincoln, IL, NWS Grand Forks update NCDC Storm Data

June 7 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Saturday, June 7, 2008
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Wisconsin
EF0 SE of Millville Grant 43°03′N 90°05′W / 43.050°N 90.083°W / 43.050; -90.083 1852 0.3 mile
(482 m)
Brief touchdown. Damages from the tornado totaled to $800.
EF1 NE of Briggsville Adams, Marquette 43°41′N 89°36′W / 43.683°N 89.600°W / 43.683; -89.600 1857 5.5 miles
(8.8 km)
Tornado damaged five homes and five barns. Damages from the tornado totaled to $352,000.
EF2 ENE of Pardeeville Columbia 43°32′00″N 89°15′47″W / 43.53333°N 89.26306°W / 43.53333; -89.26306 1932 9 miles
(14.4 km)
An enormous, 2-mile-wide multi-vortex tornado damaged 214 buildings, 2 of which were destroyed. Tens of thousands of trees were either uprooted or chewed. The damage path from the tornado showed several paths of varying damage within one large system. A tree farm of 6000 trees was completely destroyed as well. Damages from the tornado totaled to $2.5 million.
EF0 SW of Beaver Dam Columbia, Dodge 43°24′51″N 89°01′04″W / 43.41413°N 89.01782°W / 43.41413; -89.01782 2005 3 miles
(4.8 km)
Damage was confined to trees.
EF1 South Randolph area Columbia, Dodge 43°29′35″N 89°00′54″W / 43.49298°N 89.01509°W / 43.49298; -89.01509 2008 2 miles
(3.2 km)
Tornado destroyed one home and damaged a barn. Damages from the tornado totaled to $300,000.
EF0 SW of Plain Sauk 43°15′52″N 90°04′40″W / 43.26431°N 90.07778°W / 43.26431; -90.07778 2016 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief tornado touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 NE of Cottage Grove Dane 43°05′24″N 89°09′30″W / 43.0901°N 89.15824°W / 43.0901; -89.15824 2025 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Tornado touched down in a field with no damage.
EF0 NW of Sun Prairie Dane 43°12′49″N 89°15′29″W / 43.21357°N 89.25815°W / 43.21357; -89.25815 2038 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 E of Lake Mills Jefferson 43°05′24″N 89°09′30″W / 43.0901°N 89.15824°W / 43.0901; -89.15824 2049 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF1 N of Stoughton Dane 42°55′26″N 89°15′13″W / 42.92395°N 89.25369°W / 42.92395; -89.25369 2140 4 miles
(6.4 km)
Tornado damaged 49 buildings and destroyed a tobacco shed. Damages from the tornado totaled to $429,000.
EF0 S of Eagle Waukesha 42°51′31″N 88°28′32″W / 42.85852°N 88.47545°W / 42.85852; -88.47545 2237 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 NE of Token Creek Dane 43°12′49″N 89°15′29″W / 43.21357°N 89.25815°W / 43.21357; -89.25815 2238 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF1 ENE of Barre Mills La Crosse 43°50′N 91°04′W / 43.833°N 91.067°W / 43.833; -91.067 2245 5.5 miles
(8.8 km)
Tornado on the ground with debris. Two barns were destroyed while another one as well as a farmhouse had roof damage. Damages from the tornado totaled to $103,000.
EF0 Liberty Pole area Vernon 43°28′N 90°54′W / 43.467°N 90.900°W / 43.467; -90.900 2248 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Shed damage and machinery thrown into fields. Damages from the tornado totaled to $15,000.
Illinois
EF0 E of Cornell Livingston 40°58′N 88°40′W / 40.967°N 88.667°W / 40.967; -88.667 2121 0.8 mile
(1.3 km)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported. First of eight tornadoes from a single supercell thunderstorm.
EF1 SSE of Nevada Livingston 41°03′N 88°33′W / 41.050°N 88.550°W / 41.050; -88.550 2131 3.6 miles
(5.8 km)
Tornado snapped utility poles, blew off half of the roof to a barn, and damaged one home. Damages from the tornado totaled to $50,000. Second of eight tornadoes from a single supercell thunderstorm.
EF2 NW of Essex Kankakee, Will 41°12′N 88°12′W / 41.200°N 88.200°W / 41.200; -88.200 2218 13.6 miles
(21.8 km)
Tornado destroyed a two story home and damaged several others. Numerous trees and power lines were knocked down as well. Damages from the tornado totaled to $500,000. Third of eight tornadoes from a single supercell thunderstorm.
EF2 NE of Wilton Center Will 41°21′N 87°55′W / 41.350°N 87.917°W / 41.350; -87.917 2251 1.8 miles
(2.8 km)
A garage was destroyed and a metal outbuilding was heavily damaged. Damages from the tornado totaled to $50,000. Fourth of eight tornadoes from a single supercell thunderstorm.
EF2 NW of Peotone Will 41°24′N 87°51′W / 41.400°N 87.850°W / 41.400; -87.850 2255 3.7 miles
(5.9 km)
Tornado destroyed several barns, a garage, and a horse shed. Several other structures sustained moderate to severe damage. Damages from the tornado totaled to $500,000. Fifth of eight tornadoes from a single supercell thunderstorm.
EF2 Richton Park area Will, Cook 41°26′N 87°46′W / 41.433°N 87.767°W / 41.433; -87.767 2313 5.8 miles
(9.3 km)
A mobile home and outbuilding were destroyed. Damage to a warehouse, several homes, an apartment complex, a car wash and a grocery store. Six people were injured on Interstate 57. Damages from the tornado totaled to $9.5 million. Sixth of eight tornadoes from a single supercell thunderstorm.
EF1 Chicago Heights area Cook 41°28′N 87°39′W / 41.467°N 87.650°W / 41.467; -87.650 2332 2 miles
(3.2 km)
The roof of a warehouse was lifted out and several homes had minor damage. Numerous trees fell including two that caused significant damage to homes. Damages from the tornado totaled to $1 million. Seventh of eight tornadoes from a single supercell thunderstorm.
EF0 Lansing area Cook 41°34′N 87°31′W / 41.567°N 87.517°W / 41.567; -87.517 2348 0.7 miles
(1.1 km)
Damage limited to tree limbes with one fallen into a car. Damages from the tornado totaled to $10,000. Last of eight tornadoes from a single supercell thunderstorm.
Iowa
EF1 S of Thompson Winnebago 43°21′N 93°46′W / 43.350°N 93.767°W / 43.350; -93.767 2041 6 miles
(9.6 km)
Rain wrapped tornado. Tornado hit hog confinement building and destroyed it. A barn was also damaged. Damages from the tornado totaled to $260,000.
EF0 WSW of Northwood Worth 43°25′N 93°01′W / 43.417°N 93.017°W / 43.417; -93.017 2116 2 miles
(3.2 km)
Brief touchdown, debris cloud spotted. Damages from the tornado totaled to $1,000.
EF0 SSE of Northwood Worth 43°25′N 93°12′W / 43.417°N 93.200°W / 43.417; -93.200 2123 2 miles
(3.2 km)
Brief touchdown, debris cloud spotted. Damages from the tornado totaled to $5,000.
EF0 NW of Stacyville Mitchell 43°27′N 92°48′W / 43.450°N 92.800°W / 43.450; -92.800 2150 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 WSW of Saint Ansgar Mitchell 43°21′N 93°01′W / 43.350°N 93.017°W / 43.350; -93.017 2228 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Brief touchdown, debris cloud spotted. Damages from the tornado totaled to $1,000.
EF0 NW of Mason City Cerro Gordo 43°27′N 92°48′W / 43.450°N 92.800°W / 43.450; -92.800 2242 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Brief touchdown, debris cloud spotted. Damages from the tornado totaled to $5,000
Minnesota
EF0 NNW of Perkins Houston 43°49′N 91°40′W / 43.817°N 91.667°W / 43.817; -91.667 2150 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
Kansas
EF0 SW of Bloomington Osborne 39°16′N 98°52′W / 39.26°N 98.87°W / 39.26; -98.87 2355 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 S of Portis Osborne 39°31′N 98°41′W / 39.517°N 98.683°W / 39.517; -98.683 0128 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 ESE of Harlan Smith 39°34′N 98°40′W / 39.567°N 98.667°W / 39.567; -98.667 0137 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for June 7, 2008, NWS Omaha, NWS Chicago, NWS La Crosse, NWS Milwaukee NCDC Storm Data

June 8 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Sunday, June 8, 2008
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Nebraska
EF2 Omaha area (1st tornado) Sarpy, Douglas 41°08′N 96°16′W / 41.133°N 96.267°W / 41.133; -96.267 0710 11 miles
(17.6 km)
Tornado touched down as an EF1 and destroyed a garage in Sarpy County. Scattered EF0 damage was found through the town of Gretna where roof damage was found. Before crossing into Douglas County, the tornado intensified into an EF2 and caused major roof damage to a home. After crossing into Douglas County, the second tornado in the Omaha area merged into the first around 132nd street and Westwood Lane. The tornado tore roofs off of a few homes and damaged several others. The tornado then moved into Omaha and knocked out power to 13,800 customers. It dissipated after moving through the city. Despite all the damage, only three people were injured.
EF1 Omaha area (2nd tornado) Douglas 41°12′N 96°14′W / 41.200°N 96.233°W / 41.200; -96.233 0712 8 miles
(12.8 km)
The second tornado to hit the Omaha area touched down as an EF0 and took off the decking of a home. The tornado remained weak until briefly becoming an EF1 before merging with the larger, EF2 tornado that just entered Douglas County.
Michigan
EF1 E of Reed City Osceola 43°51′N 85°25′W / 43.850°N 85.417°W / 43.850; -85.417 1920 5 miles
(8 km)
Large half-mile-wide tornado flattened a half mile wide swath of forest and damaged a barn. Rated a high-end EF1 with winds of 110 mph (180 km/h)
EF1 Lansing area Eaton, Ingham 42°42′N 84°49′W / 42.700°N 84.817°W / 42.700; -84.817 2145 11 miles
(17.6 km)
Tornado mainly caused damage to trees but a house had its porch and garage destroyed.
Iowa
EF0 SW of Gravity Taylor 40°44′N 94°46′W / 40.733°N 94.767°W / 40.733; -94.767 2035 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Tornado blew windows in several houses and downed trees. Damages from the tornado totaled to $55,000.
EF1 SW of Pickering Marshall 41°54′N 92°50′W / 41.900°N 92.833°W / 41.900; -92.833 2110 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Tornado completely destroyed a pole shed. Damages from the tornado totaled to $32,000.
EF1 N of Highland Center Wapello 41°08′N 92°21′W / 41.133°N 92.350°W / 41.133; -92.350 0030 2 miles
(3.2 km)
A home lost the roof and the wall of one room was partially collapsed. Several trees were down around the home as well. Damages from the tornado totaled to $80,000.
Ontario
F1 Lucan Middlesex 2100 0.6 mile
(1 km)
A shed lost its entire roof.
F0 NW of Watford Lambton 2200 unknown Tornado spotted along Highway 402 with no damage.
F1 Ruthven Essex unknown unknown Reported by police and trained weather spotters, courtesy CBET-TV and CBLT-TV.
Texas
EF0 NNE of Quitaque Briscoe 34°31′N 100°58′W / 34.517°N 100.967°W / 34.517; -100.967 0215 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for June 8, 2008, CTV Southwestern Ontario, Ontario Storms.com, NWS Grand Rapids # 1, NWS Grand Rapids # 2 NCDC Storm Data

June 9 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Monday, June 9, 2008
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Minnesota
EF1 E of Halstad Norman 47°21′N 96°45′W / 47.350°N 96.750°W / 47.350; -96.750 1844 0.25 mile
(400 m)
Brief tornado damaged a farm building and knocked down a few trees. Damages from the tornado totaled to $40,000.
Sources: NWS Grand Forks update NCDC Storm Data

June 10 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Tuesday, June 10, 2008
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
Wyoming
EF1 E of Four Corners Weston, Pennington (SD) 44°02′N 104°00′W / 44.033°N 104.000°W / 44.033; -104.000 0050 8 miles
(12.8 km)
Tornado touched down in the Black Hills National Forest. Many trees were snapped or blown down. No structures were damaged.
Sources: NWS Rapid City NCDC Storm Data

June 11 event[edit]

List of reported tornadoes - Wednesday, June 11, 2008
EF#
Location
County
Coord.
Time (UTC)
Path length
Damage
South Dakota
EF1 W of Sisseton Marshall 45°39′N 97°15′W / 45.650°N 97.250°W / 45.650; -97.250 1051 0.25 mile
(400 m)
Brief touchdown, tornado threw a metal shed 100 yards (91 m), destroying it.
Iowa
EF0 S of George Lyon 43°19′N 96°00′W / 43.317°N 96.000°W / 43.317; -96.000 2225 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 NW of Ashton Osceola 43°20′N 95°49′W / 43.333°N 95.817°W / 43.333; -95.817 2229 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 W of Pierson Woodbury 42°32′N 95°58′W / 42.533°N 95.967°W / 42.533; -95.967 2237 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 E of Paullina (1st tornado) O'Brien 42°58′N 95°40′W / 42.967°N 95.667°W / 42.967; -95.667 2249 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF2 E of Paullina (2nd tornado) O'Brien 42°58′N 95°32′W / 42.967°N 95.533°W / 42.967; -95.533 2306 6 miles
(9.6 km)
Tornado destroyed several outbuildings, moved a 1.5 ton wagon, heavily damaged a machine shed containing farm equipment and also damaged a nearby house on the same farm. Also destroyed another machine shed at a different location, destroyed a pole barn, damaged a grain bin, broke or blew down several power poles and power lines, and caused tree damage. Damages from the tornado totaled to $200,000.
EF1 S of Calumet O'Brien 42°55′N 95°33′W / 42.917°N 95.550°W / 42.917; -95.550 2320 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Tornado damaged a hoop barn. Damages from the tornado totaled to $5,000.
EF2 S of Spencer Clay 43°00′N 95°16′W / 43.000°N 95.267°W / 43.000; -95.267 2340 13 miles
(20.9 km)
Tornado destroyed or heavily damaged numerous outbuildings on at least 8 affected farmsteads, with damaged buildings including several large sheds. The tornado damaged numerous grain bins, most of which were carried off their foundations, with some being carried as much as a half mile. The tornado also overturned a camper, blew the top off a silo, destroyed a garage, broke windows on a house, and caused considerable damage to trees, power poles, and power lines.
EF0 NNE of Dickens Clay 43°09′N 95°01′W / 43.150°N 95.017°W / 43.150; -95.017 0011 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 NE of Castana Monona 42°07′N 95°49′W / 42.117°N 95.817°W / 42.117; -95.817 0020 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 S of Charter Oak Crawford 42°01′N 95°35′W / 42.017°N 95.583°W / 42.017; -95.583 0021 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 NNE of Webb Clay 42°58′N 94°59′W / 42.967°N 94.983°W / 42.967; -94.983 0025 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 NW of Defiance Shelby 41°51′N 95°22′W / 41.850°N 95.367°W / 41.850; -95.367 0059 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported
EF0 S of Defiance Shelby 41°46′N 95°20′W / 41.767°N 95.333°W / 41.767; -95.333 0105 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
Minnesota
EF1 NE of Wilmont Nobles, Murray 43°50′N 95°36′W / 43.833°N 95.600°W / 43.833; -95.600 2246 4 miles
(6.4 km)
Two farms were hit, with significant damage to outbuildings. Damages from the tornado totaled to $70,000.
EF1 W of Fulda Murray 43°52′N 95°47′W / 43.87°N 95.78°W / 43.87; -95.78 2300 3 miles
(4.8 km)
Roof damage, manufactured house pushed off foundation, outbuildings damaged. One person was injured. Damages from the tornado totaled to $100,000.
EF0 N of Jeffers Cottonwood 44°07′N 95°11′W / 44.117°N 95.183°W / 44.117; -95.183 2345 2 miles
(3.2 km)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF1 WSW of Leavenworth Brown 44°12′N 94°52′W / 44.200°N 94.867°W / 44.200; -94.867 0020 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Tornado destroyed two barns, a farm shop, five pickup trucks, a semi-tractor, and a farm tractor. Damages from the tornado totaled to $300,000.
EF1 NW of Sleepy Eye Brown 44°19′N 94°45′W / 44.317°N 94.750°W / 44.317; -94.750 0046 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, tornado destroyed a barn and shed. Damages from the tornado totaled to $100,000.
EF1 WNW of Essig Brown 44°21′N 94°40′W / 44.350°N 94.667°W / 44.350; -94.667 0052 2 mile
(3.2 km)
Tornado destroyed a grain bin along with a few sheds and outbuildings. A pole barn had its roof partially removed. Damages from the tornado totaled to $100,000.
EF0 ENE of Gaylord Sibley 44°34′N 94°01′W / 44.567°N 94.017°W / 44.567; -94.017 0206 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
Nebraska
EF3 N of Little Sioux (IA) Burt, Harrison (IA), Monona (IA) 41°48′N 96°07′W / 41.800°N 96.117°W / 41.800; -96.117 2325 14 miles
(22.5 km)
4 deaths - Center pivot irrigation systems were flipped and trees sustained damage in the area. Fallen tree limbs damaged homes and blocked roads and some roof damage and broken windows were noted. The storm tracked northeast and crossed the Missouri River and Interstate 29 near mile marker 97, continuing into Harrison county Iowa. In Harrison county, the tornado flipped a tractor trailer. In Monona county the tornado entered the Little Sioux Scout Ranch, destroying the rangers home near the entrance of the park giving it a rating of EF3. It also destroyed their pickup truck sending it flying 100 yards (91 m). The storm then blew down trees and destroyed bunk houses at the camp. Four scouts were killed in one bunk house when a brick chimney collapsed on them. In total 48 people were injured at the camp. The tornado continued to topple trees as it tracked into Preparation Canyon State Park. Just before it entered the park a farmstead sustained damage. The tornado hit another farmstead about 2.5 miles (4.0 km) southwest of Moorhead where trees were blown down and sheds damaged. The tornado then began to weaken and finally lifted about 2 miles (3.2 km) southwest of Moorhead.
EF0 N of Elkhorn Douglas 41°22′N 96°14′W / 41.367°N 96.233°W / 41.367; -96.233 2359 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 E of Greenwood Cass 40°57′N 96°26′W / 40.950°N 96.433°W / 40.950; -96.433 0039 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF1 W of Louisville Cass 40°58′N 96°01′W / 40.967°N 96.017°W / 40.967; -96.017 0050 5 miles
(8 km)
Tornado formed 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Louisville over Platte River State Park and caused minimal damage to trees before dissipating 2 minutes after touching down.
EF0 N of Jansen Jefferson 40°12′N 97°04′W / 40.200°N 97.067°W / 40.200; -97.067 0138 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
Kansas
EF0 NE of Olmitz Barton 38°31′N 98°55′W / 38.517°N 98.917°W / 38.517; -98.917 2313 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF1 NE of Claflin Barton, Ellsworth 38°37′N 98°03′W / 38.617°N 98.050°W / 38.617; -98.050 2345 9 miles
(14.4 km)
Long track tornado confirmed. Several barns and sheds were damaged, along with many trees. Damages from the tornado totaled to $65,000.
EF0 WNW of Ellsworth Ellsworth 38°45′N 98°16′W / 38.750°N 98.267°W / 38.750; -98.267 0011 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 S of Olmitz Barton 38°28′N 98°56′W / 38.467°N 98.933°W / 38.467; -98.933 0035 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 NE of Claflin Barton 38°32′N 98°30′W / 38.533°N 98.500°W / 38.533; -98.500 0057 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF0 S Lorraine Ellsworth 38°34′N 98°21′W / 38.567°N 98.350°W / 38.567; -98.350 0115 1 mile
(1.6 km)
Brief touchdown, 13 power poles were knocked down. Damages from the tornado totaled to $9,800.
EF0 S Brookville Saline 38°43′N 97°51′W / 38.717°N 97.850°W / 38.717; -97.850 0148 2 miles
(3.2 km)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF3 Salina area Saline 38°45′N 97°40′W / 38.750°N 97.667°W / 38.750; -97.667 0240 16 miles
(25.7 km)
Tornado damaged several buildings. Damages from the tornado totaled to $2.6 million.
EF3 Chapman area Dickinson, 38°53′N 97°06′W / 38.883°N 97.100°W / 38.883; -97.100 0312 15 miles
(24.1 km)
1 death - The tornado first touched down at a farmstead to the north-northwest of the town of Enterprise. A grain bin was destroyed, and some tree damage was observed. Damage was also noted to another farmstead where a grain bin was destroyed, as were a center pivot and several power poles. The tornado then entered Chapman on the southwest side. It was reported that 70 homes were completely destroyed, and 215 damaged. In all, three-quarters of the buildings in town sustained damage. Two churches were demolished. The town's middle school and high school were both severely damaged. Once outside the town, another farmstead was hit which damaged trees and outbuildings before lifting to the northeast of town. Debris from the town was littered for several miles east of the town. Dozens of individuals sustained minor injuries. Three were critically injured. One death was reported when a tree was blown onto a woman who had just put here daughter into the carseat of her vehicle. Damages from the tornado totaled to $20.2 million.
EF0 Carlton area Dickinson 39°40′N 97°16′W / 39.667°N 97.267°W / 39.667; -97.267 0345 0.1 mile
(160 m)
Brief touchdown, no damage reported.
EF4 Manhattan area Riley 39°18′N 96°57′W / 39.300°N 96.950°W / 39.300; -96.950 0348 8.64 miles
(13.9 km)
Tornado touched down to the southwest of Manahattan on a farm, and first destroyed a large machine shed, and threw a grain cart into an adjacent field. The tornado tracked to the northeast and destroyed several homes that were in the process of being built. 15 well-built homes were completely destroyed. Nearby in the Amherst residential area, approximately 30 homes were damaged. A local newspaper reported that 45 residences in Manhattan were destroyed, 142 were damaged, and 637 were affected by the tornado. 93 apartments or duplexes, 20 mobile homes, and 10 total businesses were impacted. Thereafter, the windows at the Little Apple Honda/Toyota car dealership were blown out, and several cars on the lots were tossed. A nearby hardware store and several self-storage units were demolished. Other nearby businesses were also damaged. The Lee Elementary School was then damaged. The tornado continued toward the Kansas State University campus. There, the roof was blown off a fraternity house, windows were blown out of buildings, the USDA Wind Erosion Laboratory roof was damaged, and debris from damage to the southwest was blown across the campus. Damages from the tornado are estimated to be over $45 million, with $20 million occurring on the campus of the Kansas State University. Amazingly, no one was injured by the devastating tornado.
EF0 SSE of Flush Pottawatomie 39°16′N 96°25′W / 39.267°N 96.417°W / 39.267; -96.417 0420 5 miles
(8 km)
Tornado remained out over open fields.
EF2 Soldier area Pottawatomie, Jackson, Nemaha 39°27′N 96°06′W / 39.450°N 96.100°W / 39.450; -96.100 0446 17 miles
(27.3 km)
1 death - Fatality was in a mobile home. Numerous outbuildings were destroyed. Many other houses were damaged along with farm buildings and trees. 4 people were injured.
Sources: SPC Storm Reports for June 10, 2008, SPC Storm Reports for June 11, 2008, NWS Omaha, NWS Wichita, NWS Sioux Falls, NWS Topeka NCDC Storm Data

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