Salina, KS

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UPDATE: Severe Storm Leaves Damage

Todd PittengerSeptember 17, 2022

Damaging severe thunderstorms Saturday evening dropped heavy rain and large hail, along with wind clocked at 78 miles hour in the Salina area.

Street flooding, downed powerlines, and debris on roads prompted  Saline County Emergency Management to initially discourage travel.

At 8:39 PM a wind gust was clocked at 78 mph at the Salina Regional Airports as storms were moving through, and nearly an inch of rain fell within an hour.

At 9:45 Evergy was reporting over 6,400 customers in Salina without power.  Crews were working to restore power, By 6:45AM  it was 313, with some power not anticipated to be restored until Sunday afternoon.

 

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