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Tornadoes and Severe Storms - September 1st-2nd, 2014

National Weather Service, Springfield, MO

Event Summary

A frontal boundary, an increasing low level jet and an upper level disturbance interacted with a very moist and unstable atmosphere to produce several rounds of strong to severe storms across the Missouri Ozarks and extreme southeast Kansas during the evening into the overnight hours of September 1st-2nd, 2014.

The most intense storm was with a line segment that tracked across far southeast Cherokee county Kansas into central and northern Newton county and southern Lawrence county. This line segment produced straight line winds of 75 to 80 mph along with a small spin-up tornado in northern Newton county.

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