Severe storms cause damage in south central Kansas

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WICHITA, Kansas – Severe storms hit south central Kansas Monday afternoon causing damage to some buildings, trees and utility poles.

Reno County Dispatch says a mile-long stretch of power lines is down in that county.

The storm produced 60 mph winds near K-61 and High Point Road.

In Sumner County, there’s some roof damage to buildings in Argonia and Caldwell.

Sumner County dispatchers say a row of trees east of Argonia blew over and is blocking part of US 160.

In Kingman County, there are reports of a shed demolished and two-inch diameter tree limbs downed.

In Argonia, there are reports of damage to the high school and elementary school roof. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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