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Large Tornado Touches Down in Wichita County; May and June = Height of Tornado Season in Kansas

Menacing storm clouds roll across the Kansas skies. (Photo by J. Schafer)

A large tornado touched down in western Kansas last (SUN) night.  The wedge-shaped twister rolled through a rural part of Wichita County but didn't cause any injuries or damage.  Even so, the tornado was a reminder of just how dangerous the weather can get this time of year.  

That's Brian Barjenbruch (BAR-jen-brook), with the National Weather Service in Topeka.  He advises all Kansans to be weather-prepared with an emergency kit and a disaster plan, especially this time of year.  
Last year, Kansas recorded 126 tornadoes.  


Brian Barjenbruch, NWS Topeka

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