BARTON COUNTY — Many residents in Barton County are cleaning up after damage from Sunday night’s storm.
Just after 5p.m., severe weather and several strong storm cells developed at various locations in Barton County, according to Barton County Sheriff Brian Bellendir.
A large funnel cloud was observed just north of the city of Great Bend but did not develop into a tornado. At the same time, funnel clouds were observed west of Ellinwood moving south east.
Sheriff’s deputies went to the area and discovered damage near the intersection of SE 30 Road and Southeast 120 Avenue.
Several structures at Barton County Feeders were damaged as well as other agricultural buildings and equipment in the area.
Powerlines were also destroyed. Some residences in the southeast part of Barton County remained without power Monday morning. It appears a tornado was on the ground for proximally 2 miles. Golf ball size hail was also observed in the area. No injuries were reported according to Bellendir.