Severe Weather Outbreak of May 29th, 2004
A vigorous area of low pressure pushed into the central plains Saturday afternoon May 29th. Severe thunderstorms quickly became tornadic well ahead of a dryline stretched across south central Nebraska and central Kansas. WFO Topeka received numerous reports of severe weather, a summary can be found here. The reports received here were just part of a very active severe weather outbreak. The Storm Prediction Center has an archive of this outbreak at:
Cloud, Republic, and Marshall were the hardest hit counties. Here is the storm survey conducted by WFO Topeka.
Tornado track across Republic and Cloud County - (Click to Enlarge)
Tornado tracks across Marshall county - (Click to enlarge)
Below are some pictures taken of the damage done. The pictures were taken in NW Cloud, Republic, and northern Marshall counties.