(Thurman) The National Weather Service is rating the tornado that struck Thurman Saturday night as an EF2. The tornado touched down 2-miles north of Percival and began a 10-mile long track that went through Thurman.where most of the damage occurred. The twister lifted 1-mile south of Tabor.
The tornado was rated an EF2 with a one half mile wide damage path along its 10-mile track. Only minor injuries were reported in Thurman, however four truckers whose rigs were blown over on Interstate 29 in Fremont County did require hospitalization with the worst injury reported as a punctured lung.
April 16, 2012