May 15, 2009
Storms with large hail, heavy rain and lightning moved through Central Kansas Friday.
Sedgwick County dispatchers report five house fires in Wichita, possibly started by lightning.
At 7:25, Westar reported 1,249 Sedgwick County customers without power.
KAKEland Storm Chaser Jared Cerullo reported a shelf cloud two miles west of Goddard at 5:30 p.m. Cerullo said the storm is not an organized wall cloud, the type more likely to produce a tornado.
Severe storms developed in Central Kansas Friday afternoon. There were reports of tennis ball sized hail as the storm passed through the Hutchinson area around 4:00 p.m. More tennis ball sized hail was reported north of Penalosa.
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