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Damaging Severe Weather In Central Kansas

KSAL Staff - May 7, 2014 7:25 pm

The train was blown over near Galva. (Kansas Highway Patrol photo)

Severe weather rolled through Central Kansas Wednesday evening, bringing with it large hail and damaging strong wind.

The heaviest storms rolled through portions of McPherson and Dickinson Counties.

The most significant damage was reported in McPherson County. Emergency management reported that there were multiple power lines down in the county, roof damage, and an overturned train west of Galva. Kansas Highway Patrol Troopers responded to the area to assist.

KSAL storm spotters reported hail up to the size of golf balls in portions of Abilene, along with limb damage. There were also reports of some structure damage in Dickinson County, including broken windows.

Forecasters say that more severe weather is possible overnight into Thursday.

Hail in the city of Abilene. (photo from The Storm Report / Kody Tremblay)

Hail in the city of Abilene. (photo from The Storm Report / Kody Tremblay)