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Storm Event Summary

February 29, 2012


 Severe thunderstorms moved across southeastern Kansas and the Missouri Ozarks late in the evening of February 28th through the early morning hours of February 29th.  Numerous reports of severe weather were received during the night, including large hail, high winds, and several likely tornadoes.  Significant damage has been reported near Pittsburg, KS to Lamar, MO, Buffalo, MO to Lebanon, MO, and in Branson, MO. 

February 29th, 2012 Tornado Track Summary

8 Total tornadoes

5 EF-1 tornadoes
3 EF-2 tornadoes
53 total injuries
2 fatalities

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