Large Hail Leaves Trail of Destruction Across Parts of Kansas

Several severe thunderstorms rolled through Colorado and Kansas Thursday afternoon, August 10, 2017. The storms produced strong winds and very large hail, leaving a trail of damage. The worst affected were Kansas’ WaKeeney and Trego counties. Hail as large as grapefruit was reported in Trego County while baseball- and softball-sized stones hit

WaKeeney. 90% of the vehicles in a parking lot in WaKeeney were damaged by the hail, and nearby homes had window and siding damage, NWS reported. “It was kind of Armageddon out there for a while,” state trooper Tod Hileman said from north-central Kansas. Vehicles and houses had windows knocked out by large hail, thick fog dropped visibility to zero for a while and numerous crashes were reported on hail-covered roads, he said, as reported by The Wichita Eagle. READ MORE

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