The tornado that affected the Wayne, NE area on October 4, 2013 was rated EF4, the second strongest type of tornado. The tornado started at 5:12 PM 8 miles southwest of Wayne, and ended at 5:51 PM 6 miles northwest of Wakefield. The path length was 19 miles. At maximum, the tornado was 1.38 miles wide, and carried an estimated peak wind of 170 miles per hour. There were 15 injuries, but, thankfully, no fatalities.
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