Although the May 28 tornado warning for Kansas City International Airport expired without a tornado after an hour, the airport had to stay closed to remove debris from its runways. So far this year, tornadoes have been blamed for at least 38 deaths in the United States, including this week’s fatality in Celina. [95] Pre-existing states of emergency were extended in Iowa and Nebraska. Homes and trees in town were damaged, and a few homes lost large portions of their roofs. Multiple apartment buildings were heavily damaged as well, and numerous trees were snapped.

A total of 42 tornadoes were confirmed. It was the latest barrage of severe weather in the central United States. [34][23], On May 23, the Storm Prediction Center issued a moderate risk of severe weather for the Texas Panhandle, and an enhanced risk for western Oklahoma and southern Kansas. It sounded like a freight train — the horn of a freight train blowing. The Tornadoes were 43-69 (62%) from the field and 12-24 (50%) from the three. Others also received alerts but were only prodded to safety when they heard the fury that was unfolding outdoors. [43] At 10:28 p.m. CDT, however, a narrow but significant EF3 tornado embedded in the squall line moved through southern sections of El Reno, Oklahoma, causing severe damage, killing two people and injuring 29 others. “We are flirting in uncharted territory,” Dr. Marsh said of the sustained period of severe weather. Along the northern edge of the damage path, the Foxton Apartments were also significantly damaged. Cars in the parking lot were damaged by flying debris as well. Reaching its peak intensity, the tornado then struck the nearby Budget Value Inn motel at EF3 strength. [2] On November 20, 2017, Georgia Tech sent a request to the Kansas City team to change the name and logo since they "have the trademark on the bumblebee as well as the word B-U-Z-Z." “We got two alerts on our phones; after the second alert, I went to my basement,” she said. However, by March 2018, the team began playing home games at Avila University due to scheduling issues. It’s one of nearly 100 tornadoes reported in the past week across the United States.

[31], On May 22, the Storm Prediction Center issued a moderate risk for severe weather for Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri, including a 15% hatched risk for tornadoes. [44], Into the morning hours of May 26, the mesoscale convective system continued to push across eastern Oklahoma, leading to two simultaneous, large EF1 tornadoes in Sapulpa. In the presence of strong instability and very strong low-level shear, numerous tornadoes were confirmed across the region, all rated EF0 or EF1. May is already the fourth worst month for tornadoes ever recorded in the U.S., with more than 500 so far. Numerous homes in Trotwood were damaged or destroyed, including several well-built homes that sustained total loss of their roofs and exterior walls. Trees were snapped, a barn had its metal roof torn off, and two other barns sustained roof damage. Throughout the afternoon, there was increasing concern over the possibility of strong tornadoes impacting the Chicago metropolitan area. [4], After their inaugural season, the NAPB changed its branding to The Basketball League (TBL). Copyright © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. The new precipitation also extended existing flooding along the Mississippi River system to record durations. FAA Center Weather CELINA, Ohio — The tornado screeching across southern Ohio on Monday night triggered a cellphone alert that roused Rich Schlarman. It moved east, reaching EF1 strength and heavily damaging a poultry barn.

[58] Just beyond this point, multiple restaurants and businesses were damaged, and injuries were reported at a Best Western hotel that was impacted. Updated on: May 29, 2019 / 10:17 AM Both of the fatalities occurred at the mobile home park. Damage of this severity is typically rated at least EF4, though damage surveyors noted that the home's poorly-built block foundation actually came apart underneath the bolts, rendering them ineffective. The last 10 days took us from about normal to well above normal.”, [Read more on the tornadoes that ripped through Ohio, killing at least 1.]. National Hurricane Center Federal government weather forecasters logged preliminary reports of more than 500 tornadoes in a 30-day period — a rare figure, if the reports are ultimately verified — after the start of the year proved mercifully quiet. EF-3 damage occurred in northeastern Douglas county, then the storm gained strength and produced EF-4 damage in southern Leavenworth county Kansas. [95] In at least one case, the NWS assessment team was unable to determine tornado-specific damage due to continuing flooding. Further east, a separate enhanced risk was in place for much of Pennsylvania and part of Maryland, including a 5% risk of tornadoes. One extended from Michigan down through Indiana, along with parts of Ohio and Illinois, and included a 5% risk area for tornadoes. Parson deploys National Guard to help with Jefferson City tornado clean up",, "Tornadoes rake 2 Oklahoma cities, killing 2 and injuring 29", "Tornado pushes car into home, killing Celina man as he slept", "Tornado Warning for Northeastern Preble County and Northwestern Montgomery County, Ohio", "EF3 Tornado Confirmed from Brookville, Trotwood, Dayton and Riverside in Montgomery County", "Officials confirm tornado hit Brookville, badly damaging homes, a business and wastewater treatment plant", "Breaking down the storms that produced tornadoes near Dayton", "Updated Information for the Brookville, Trotwood, Dayton, Riverside Tornado", "Northridge community hit hard by tornado", "Coroner rules Trotwood woman's death caused in part by Memorial Day tornadoes", "Tornado in Eastern Montgomery County and Western/Central Greene County, OH - May 27, 2019", "Hidden by rain, tornado tore damage path of 40 or 50 miles in Kansas.#1", "Tornado causes extensive damage in Linwood. Questions? The strongest was an EF3 that extensively damaged or destroyed well-built structures at a farmstead near Stockville. EF2 damage occurred along Springfield Street, where several industrial buildings and warehouses were heavily damaged, and metal truss transmission towers were blown over. Active Alerts Another EF2 passed near Laurelville, causing significant damage to homes and trees, and tossing a propane tank and a truck. Weakening further to EF1 strength, the tornado narrowed and moved along a more due-easterly path, damaging trees and tearing part of the roof from a home along Southeast 27th Street. History. In the last week alone, authorities linked the storms to at least seven deaths and scores of injuries. Tornado activity was expected to lessen after dark as the storms crossed into Ohio. Kansas City Tornadoes 2019: Arena: Hy-Vee Arena: Location: Kansas City, Missouri: Team colors CEO: Justin Pattison: Vice-president(s) Otis Birdsong (COO) Head coach: Eddie Corporal: The Kansas City Tornadoes were an American professional basketball team based in Kansas City, Missouri, and members of The Basketball League (TBL). Local Storm Reports, Safety 166 people were injured by the tornado, however. The tornado then lifted and dissipated as it reached the Railwood Golf Club. [30] A total of 31 tornadoes were confirmed on May 21. "Wife's alive, family's alive, I'm alive.

[82] [3] Several other homes at the western edge of Linwood sustained EF2 to EF3 damage, sustaining loss of their roofs and exterior walls. [1] Straight-line winds of 94 mph (151 km/h) were reported near Marshall, Oklahoma on May 20. An EF2 tornado occurred near Dale, Oklahoma, destroying a mobile home, while another EF2 caused considerable damage in and around the town of Mayetta, Kansas.

As a large scale upper-level trough ejected into the region, dew points in the low to mid-60s °F surged north in front of a dryline. Another house in this area sustained EF2 roof and wall damage. The tornado damaged two homes, snapped numerous power poles, and completely destroyed a barn.