Topeka, KS (PM) — A tornado hits the Kansas City metropolitan populace on Tuesday, leaving at least 11 people injured, damaging homes and scattering debris at the airport.
The entire Kansas City populace is under a tornado warning at different times Tuesday evening.
Douglas County reports 11 injuries after the county west of Kansas City sustains a devastating hit by a large destructive wedge tornado.
The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Douglas County Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Jenn Hethcoat states eleven people arrive at the Lawrence hospital with injuries occurring during the storm, including one with serious injuries.
The Kansas City International Airport temporarily stops flights Tuesday evening and moves people from the terminals to parking garage tunnels for shelter.
The tornado outbreak, ongoing in the central United States, produces at least eight tornadoes a day for 11 straight days, which ties a record, according to AP.