Barton County Hit Hard By Tuesday Storms

We’ve been able to confirm that two people have been injured as a result of severe storms last night in Kansas. Several tornado touchdowns were reported. Homes were damaged near the communities of Pawnee Rock and Great Bend. Both of the reported injuries are described as minor. Barton County says there are broken gas lines west of Pawnee Rock, a high voltage electric line was downed, and a couple of homes were flattened. A shelter has been set up at the City Auditorium for Barton County residents.