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July 21st, 1987. A large elk walks over fallen trees.
Tuesday, July 21, 1987
A 1.5 mile-wide EF4 tornado churned through Yellowstone National Park for 24 miles. Over 1 million trees were uprooted and discarded by this rare high altitude tornado, the highest ever recorded. The tornado began at roughly 7,000 feet above sea level and then climbed several thousand feet to crest at over 10,000. Despite no injuries, fatalities and limited infrastructure damage, the tornado was responsible for $2.5 million in damage.

State Information

Governor's Office of Homeland Security
122 West 25th St.
Herschler Bldg, 1st Floor East
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-4909
http://wyohomelandsecurity.state.wy.us/serc.aspx

Local Information

Teton County Emergency Management
PO Box 4458
3240 S Adams Canyon Dr
Jackson, WY  83001
(307) 733-9572
em@tetonwyo.org
www.tetonwyo.org

Citizen Corps

Get Involved in Preparing your Community. Citizen Corps, Homeland Security's grassroots effort, localizes preparedness messages and provides opportunities for citizens to get emergency response training; participate in community exercises; and volunteer to support local first responders. To learn more and to get involved, contact your nearest Citizen Corps Council by visiting www.citizencorps.gov.

Wyoming State Citizen Corps
Governor's Office of Homeland Security
122 West 25th St.
Herschler Bldg, 1st Floor East
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-4909
http://wyohomelandsecurity.state.wy.us/main.aspx