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An intense low pressure system tracked across the Plains on Friday March 31st. This storm system produced numerous tornadoes from Iowa down into Arkansas and across Kansas and Oklahoma it produced very strong winds and critical fire conditions.  South central and southeast Kansas reported wind gusts in the 55 to 65 mph range which caused tree and structure damage and made grass fires very difficult to control. 

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