Tornado damages homes, outbuildings in Dawes Co.; another seen in Sioux Co.

Tornado Tuesday night about 20 miles southwest of Chadron.

The National Weather Service says a tornado damaged houses and outbuildings southwest of Chadron Tuesday night.

The twister, which touched down shortly after 8:30 p.m. in the Hough Road area, about 18 miles south-southwest of Chadron or 17 miles east-southeast of Crawford.

Another report had the tornado in the area of Table Rd and Dead Horse Road, about 12 miles south-southwest of Chadron at about 8:47 p.m.

A second storm also produced a tornado at about the same time 10 miles west of Kilpatrick Lake in Sioux county. The weather service said a rapidly rotating wall cloud was also observed at that location. There were no reports of damage with that twister.

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