Marysville, Kan. – The National Weather Service issued a Tornado Warning about 9:30 p.m. Monday, after a twister was spotted about a mile Northwest of Marysville.
Marshall County Emergency Management officials report that Oregon Trail Equipment, a John Deere implement dealer, sustained severe damage in the storm along with Precision Truss, a lumber and roofing truss company. Marshall County Emergency Management also reports that nearly 40 homes were damaged in the storm, and some livestock reported missing after a barn was destroyed.
So far no injuries or fatalities have been reported in relation to the storm. Local fire department crews will continue to search through the damaged areas looking for anybody needing help and assessing the damage.
William Schwindamann Jr., Marshall County Emergency Management Director, would also ask the public to stay away from the damaged areas of Marysville. They are worried that increased traffic could lead to a wreck and tie up the roads. If anybody needs assistance please contact the Marshall County Emergency Management office at 785-562-4550. In the event of a life-threatening emergency, please dial 911.