July 29th Microburst in Hutchinson (8/5/2012)

By: NWS Wichita

Reno County Early Morning Wind Damage

A cluster of thunderstorms developed over north central Kansas during the late night and early morning hours on July 29, 2012 and spread southeast across portions of south central Kansas toward dawn. These storms produced microburst winds estimated at 80 mph in a narrow swath across portions of Hutchinson, Kansas.

Infared satellite animation from July 29th



 

 


 Storm pictures
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Picture of wind damage in South Hutchinson.  Photo taken by Bill Guy.


Picture of wind damage in South Hutchinson.  Photo taken by Bill Guy


Picture of wind damage in South Hutchinson.  Photo taken by Bill Guy.


Picture of wind damage in South Hutchinson.  Photo taken by Bill Guy


Picture of wind damage in South Hutchinson.  Photo taken by Bill Guy


Picture of wind damage in South Hutchinson.  Photo taken by Bill Guy

Picture of wind damage in South Hutchinson.  Photo taken by Bill Guy
 
Picture of wind damage in northwest Hutchinson.  Photo taken by Bill Guy

  


Radar images

Radar base reflectivity animation from 4:00 AM through 5:01 AM.

Radar base velocity animation from 4:00 AM through 5:01 AM.

 

 

 

 

 

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