Tornado Makes Brief Touchdown in Kansas

A tornado briefly touched down in central Kansas on Thursday, June 23, and was captured by a group of storm chasers from Virginia Tech University.

The National Weather Service issued a Tornado Warning until Thursday evening after meteorologists detected a twister on radar. They also forecast large hail and severe thunderstorms for central Kansas.

Meteorology student Natalie Oleson, who captured this footage, is part of the Hokie Storm Chasers group, which references the Virginia Tech mascot. Credit: Natalie Oleson via Storyful

Video transcript

- Holy crap.

- All right. It is right there, our tornado in Bunker-- Bunker Hill? At-- what-- what-- what road is this? Highway 40. Highway 40. Right off of Highway 40. Oh, my god.

- Wow.

- We are east of Bunker Hill. OK, stormchasers. All right. Oh.

- Holy crap.

- All right. It is right there, our tornado in Bunker-- Bunker Hill? At-- what-- what-- what road is this? Highway 40. Highway 40. Right off of Highway 40. Oh, my god.

- Wow.

- We are east of Bunker Hill. OK, stormchasers. All right. Oh.

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