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A low pressure system moved through the Plains on Tuesday, May 28th. There was more than one round of thunderstorms to move through Kansas. In the morning, large hail was the primary report. In the afternoon, convection developed near a dry-line and a stationary front in an unstable and primed environment. Severe thunderstorms produced large hail and tornadoes across Kansas. One tornado developed in Russell County near Waldo and tracked 24 miles to the northeast.


This is the same day the southeast side of Lawrence, KS and the far west side of Kansas City got hit by a violent tornado. Additional info on these tornadoes can be found here:


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