A tornado swept through a small eastern Kansas town, killing one person and destroying at least 20 homes, as severe thunderstorms pelted the region with hail that some residents said was the size of baseballs, authorities said early Sunday.
One person was killed and five people were injured by a tornado in Reading, Kansas.
Kansas has had a fewer tornadoes than normal for the season, while the rest of the country has experienced a higher number of tornadoes.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TORNADO REPORTS FOR MAY 21, 2011
A WEAK EF0 TORNADO DAMAGED AN OUTBUILDING AND SNAPPED SOME TREES NEAR THE WASHBURN RURAL HIGH SCHOOL IN TOPEKA, KANSAS.
REPORT OF WATER SPOUT OVER LAKE PERRY AND TORNADO IN PERRY, KANSAS.
REPORTS OF DEBRIS AND LARGE TREES DOWN IN OSKALOOSA, KANSAS.
TORNADO REPORTED IN OSAGE, KANSAS.
TORNADO REPORTED IN QUENEMO, KANSAS.
TORNADO REPORTED IN POMONA, KANSAS.
TORNADO REPORTED IN BALDWIN CITY, KANSAS.