Two tornadoes hit the Kansas City region Tuesday night, according to the National Weather Service. [What you can do to stay safe when tornadoes are threatening your area.]. According to records, the largest tornado in the Kansas City area was an F5 in 1957 that caused 207 injuries and 44 deaths. ), [View photos of the tornado that left Jefferson City, Mo., with extensive damage.]. It sounded like a freight train — the horn of a freight train blowing. On Tuesday, his home was a shambles: walls bent, doors tilted, the roof gone — another house crippled amid a stretch of severe weather that has tormented communities from the Rocky Mountains to the Mid-Atlantic in recent weeks. A tornado cut a swath of destruction through the outskirts of Lawrence, Kansas, on Tuesday evening, injuring 18 people and briefly shutting down Kansas City International Airport due to ��� Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Now the severe weather had come to Celina, a city of about 10,000 people about 60 miles northwest of Dayton, causing the kind of devastation that has left state after state with ruined buildings and grieving families this spring. Though Texas is the #1 state for number of tornadoes per year, that doesn���t mean Kansas doesn���t get some real big ones every now and then. On the East Coast, tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings were issued in parts of northern New Jersey and on Staten Island in New York. No rain. My neighbors pulled me out through a hole on the side. The region's major airport, some 15 miles northwest of downtown K.C., tweeted an update on its status early Wednesday: 12:15AM update. The city formed as a streetcar suburb of Kansas City, Missouri, after which it is named. “From mid-April on, it’s just been on a tear,” said Patrick Marsh, the warning coordination meteorologist at the National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla. “What has really set us apart has been the last 10 days or so. Yet he was among the Dayton area’s faintly fortunate: His house still stood, sandwiched between two that no longer did. The Kansas City tornado by far was one of the most powerful EF5's in existence of winds over 285 mph and carved a path 55 miles long and 1.8 miles wide. That was enough to persuade him to hurry his 83-year-old mother toward the basement. The Kansas City Tornadoes (10-2) dug themselves a seventeen-point deficit at the end of the first quarter of play ton ... ight. Others also received alerts but were only prodded to safety when they heard the fury that was unfolding outdoors. But emergency officials said the low death toll was most likely a result of robust warnings that gave people time to seek shelter. "The heart of KC is in this tornado warning! Forecasters noted that the bursts of severe weather have followed years of relative calm, at least when it came to tornadoes, after the 2011 storm season when hundreds of people were killed. "I'm just glad I found my two dogs alive," he said. We get a lot of these every May, and some of ��� So far this year, tornadoes have been blamed for at least 38 deaths in the United States, including this week’s fatality in Celina. By VOA News. You could hear a pin drop. But researchers have found that tornadoes are increasingly clustered in short periods of time. A home south of Lawrence, Kan., after it was hit by a tornado on Tuesday. Just five minutes. In the last week alone, authorities linked the storms to at least seven deaths and scores of injuries. Federal government weather forecasters logged preliminary reports of more than 500 tornadoes in a 30-day period — a rare figure, if the reports are ultimately verified — after the start of the year proved mercifully quiet. But I was trapped. TOPEKA, Kan. -- Tornadoes strafed the Kansas City metropolitan area on Tuesday, leaving at least 11 people injured, damaging homes and scattering debris at the airport. TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) ��� Tornadoes strafed the Kansas City metropolitan area on Tuesday, leaving at least 11 people injured, damaging homes and scattering debris at the airport. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. One tornado hit the outskirts of Lawrence, Kan., home to the University of Kansas. Monday marked the record-tying 11th straight day with at least eight tornadoes in the U.S., said Patrick Marsh, a Storm Prediction Center meteorologist. / CBS/AP. Kansas City, abbreviated as "KCK", is the third-largest city in the State of Kansas, the county seat of Wyandotte County, and the third-largest city of the Kansas City metropolitan area. When might you get Biden's $1,400 stimulus check? The last 10 days took us from about normal to well above normal.”, [Read more on the tornadoes that ripped through Ohio, killing at least 1.]. Numerous tornadoes were produced by a supercell storm that moved through the Dodge City, Kansas area on Tuesday evening. He ignored it. “I got up, slipped on my slippers, grabbed my glasses. Her living room was essentially gone, and across the street, a Frito-Lay distribution center was destroyed. The windows of his home were blown out, and mangled metal rested in his front yard. Bringing Professional basketball back home to Kemper where it all started! Tuesday was the 12th consecutive day with at least eight tornado reports, breaking the record, according to Dr. Marsh. At least a dozen people were admitted to the hospital in Lawrence, 40 miles west of downtown Kansas City, Missouri, and home to the University of Kansas, hospital spokesman Janice Early said. 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On Monday and early Tuesday, a swarm of tightly packed twisters swept through Indiana and Ohio, smashing homes, blowing out windows and ending the school year early for some students because of damage to buildings. The last such stretch was in 1980. In Ohio on Tuesday, residents and emergency officials were responding to the destruction that happened overnight, when radars glowed with the telltale signatures of violent storms. Kansas City, MO is a Very High Risk area for tornados. The Kansas City Tornadoes were an American professional basketball team based in Kansas City, Missouri, and members of The Basketball League (TBL). [Nearly 40 million people, from Texas to New Jersey, face an “enhanced” risk for severe storms on Wednesday, but there are signs of calmer weather on the way.]. Our crews had to clean it up in order to be safe. “We’ve had a very quiet few years,” Dr. Marsh said on Tuesday morning. Twelve people were taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital with injuries, including broken bones and lacerations from glass, a hospital spokeswoman said. “We are flirting in uncharted territory,” Dr. Marsh said of the sustained period of severe weather. It was the latest barrage of severe weather in the central United States. A particularly destructive storm splintered homes, ripped up trees and downed power lines southwest of Kansas City. The Basketball League > Kansas City Tornadoes. Tampa Bay (4-9) was led by Bassel Harfouch, Kendan Lewis, and Warren Hall who did ��� This article is a list of tornadoes that have impacted the central business ��� *Tornado risk is calculated from the destruction path that has occured within 30 miles of the location. Tampa Bay (4-9) was led by Bassel Harfouch, Kendan Lewis, and Warren Hall who did most of the damage in the 1st Quarter. 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