Beaver City, NE Tornado, May 1909

Beaver City, Neb., May 13 -- The protracted drouth was broken last night by a light shower from the southwest with a strong wind and hail. In Spring Green precinct, twelve miles southwest of here, the storm was in the form of a small cyclone.

The roof of the house of Irvin Babcock was blown away and carried a long distance. An outbuilding at the farm of Henry Webber was carried nearly a quarter of a mile. Wagons were lifted n the air and carried away. Fences were torn down, windmills wrecked and stock killed. The storm covered a small area, but it could be heard for miles.

The Nebraska State Journal, Lincoln, NE 14 May 1909