Storms and Floods

Tropical Storm Barbara forms in the Pacific 145 mi (230 km) SSW of Salina Cruz, Mexico. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Lagunas de Chacahua to Boca de Pijijiapan, Mexico. Additional strengthening is forecast before Barbara reaches the coast of Mexico today.

Flooding in Mississippi, USA

Southaven, Mississppi has declared a state of emergency after floods inundated homes. Some areas received nearly five inches of rainfall Tuesday evening, which is more than a month’s worth of rainfall.

Tornadoes in Kansas, USA

At least four tornadoes hit northeast Kansas today. According to Emergency Management, the tornado damaged 20-25 homes and businesses in Marysville. Marysville is about 150 miles northwest of Kansas City near the Nebraska border.

Other tornadoes touched down in Smith, Jewell County and Clay counties. Tornadoes destroyed at least two houses in Smith and one house near Esbon.

Hailstorms have also been reported in the town of Mankato, in Jewell County, Kansas.

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