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VIDEO: Tornadic Storm Causes Damage in East Salina

KSAL Staff - June 26, 2017 8:04 pm

An isolated storm that quickly developed, and quickly intensified, caused some damage in a portion of east Salina early Monday evening.

The storm generated a tornado warning for eastern Saline County for a brief period of time. The warning was generated by a public report of a tornado in the area of County Club and Simpson Roads.

The storm did cause damage in the Country Club area. Numerous branches, trees, and even some power lines were down.

On Interstate 70, near the Ohio Street exit, a semi was blown over.

Officials Monday evening  were working to determine if it was a brief tornado, or strong straight line wind that caused the damage.

A video sent to KSAL confirms that there was possibly a developing tornado.

As the storm passed it dropped heavy rain, hail up to the size of quarters, and very strong wind.

Video of possibly developing tornado from Heath Hancock, shot east of Country Club and Simpson Roads:

Mile east of country club and Simpson intersection about 20 minutes ago

Posted by Heath Hancock on Monday, June 26, 2017

 

 

This semi was blown over on I 70 near the Ohio Street Exit.

 

Damage in the Country Club area.

Marissa Grant

June 28, 2017 at 5:12 am

The driver was okand says the way he found his phone after his truck turned over was by the tornado alert he received after at least he is safe…..

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