On Sunday, BNVN Weather Paparazzi Tony Laubach was chasing the severe storms that broke out across Kansas that brought damaging winds, hail, and heavy rains. Over 200 reports of hail and high winds were reported during the day with a large cluster of reports coming from Kansas.
Video package includes nighttime storm footage from in and around the town of Allen, Kansas, about 40 miles southwest of Topeka.
Video package opens up with clip of Allen city limit sign with hail falling. Subsequent shots of hail to near golfball size (1.50") falling on the highway. One shot of a car as storm starts to end with headlights reflecting rain and hail. Two shots of hail in hand, including one sized up with a 4GB USB stick.
Several shots of smoldering fires caused by lightning strikes to trees. Several small fires were ignited along a metal fence guessed to be caused by a lightning strike. Various clips of smoldering stumps in rain, wind and some distant lightning.
Final shots include shots after dusk of a wall cloud and scud tags.