Destructive Thunderstorm System Tears Through Midwest
Beginning on Thursday, a series of nasty thunderstorms ripped across several states ripping roofs off buildings and pouring large hail. The storm system meteorologists have deemed as a "Mesoscale Convective System" has already caused severe damage from Kansas to Arkansas. MCS usually occur a few times a year and hit during spring or summer in the midwestern states. Repeated storms can cause flash flooding and several states have already experienced winds up to 74 miles per hour and up to 5,500 lightening strikes in 30 minutes. The MCS could last throughout the weekend.
By Jordan Moses
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