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An extremely unstable atmosphere was in place Saturday June 23rd which allowed for two rounds of severe storms across south central Kansas. First round of storms struck around 6 pm and produced 60 to 80 mph winds over western Sedgwick county, causing tree damage and power outages. A second round of storms hit southern Sedgwick county around 4 am and produced winds approaching 100 mph that caused significant damage in and around Derby.

Heavy rainfall also caused flash flooding along with sending numerous rivers back into flood across the entire area.

Tree damage northwest of Peck
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