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Severe storms rapidly developed over western and central Kansas during the afternoon hours of Tuesday May 29th. These storms slowly tracked east through the overnight hours, producing very large hail, heavy rain and damaging winds. Hail up to the size of baseballs was reported in McPherson with numerous reports of golf ball size hail in numerous locations.

Picture of some of the large hail that fell in McPherson. Courtesy of Lacey Stowers
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