14 Tornado reports, 54 wind reports (to 80 mph) and 135 hail reports were received on Wednesday evening and overnight in the Central Plains, according to The WeatherMatrix StormMatrix. As of 6 AM Central time, the tornadoes appear to have been in rural areas and have not caused any injuries, according to Google News.
The town of Hutchinson, Kansas endured flooding from the storms. Photo: A Hutchinson Police vehicle pushes water that was bumper deep as it crosses 4th on Adams Wednesday afternoon. Torrential rains dumped 4 inches on Hutchinson in two hours Wednesday, causing major street flooding. The water was lapping the doorsteps of some houses. Photo by Travis Morisse