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Very humid air and above normal temperatures combined to produce extreme instability across the region on the afternoon and evening hours of July 11, 2020. Scattered thunderstorms developed across east central Kansas during the afternoon hours and spread slowly south and east across southeast Kansas through the late afternoon and early evening hours. Some of the storms produced very large hail around the size of softballs as well as numerous reports of damaging winds. The Oswego area experienced more widespread wind damage with estimated speeds around 90 mph with isolated higher gusts.

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