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Multiple Deaths and Injuries After Tornadoes, Large Hail Reported Across Midwest


Unconfirmed: This Hailstone Reportedly Fell in Kansas on April 15th, 2012

Unconfirmed: This Hailstone Reportedly Fell in Kansas on April 15th, 2012

By Korrina Grom – “While Chicagoland was spared from the weekend’s severe weather, other parts of the Midwest weren’t as lucky, with the National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center showing 150 reports of tornadoes Saturday and Sunday.

The Storm Prediction Center had much of the Midwest — including Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma — under a moderate or high risk of severe weather Saturday. Chicagoland was in the slight risk category Sunday.

According to preliminary information, there were 428 reports of severe weather on Saturday: 135 tornado reports; 94 wind reports; and 199 reports of large hail. AccuWeather.com said the deadliest tornado struck Woodward, Okla., killing six people and injuring 30.” Read more.

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