Rural Barton County resident Tyler Swank's home got hit by a tornado Tuesday night, May 16, 2017, injuring him and destroying his home just west of Great Bend. (Video by Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle)
The Praise Ranch Ministry, which shelters children who are abused, took a hit from a tornado Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Luckily, no children were there except for the family of Ted Detelo, and no one was hurt even though the building suffered some major damage. (Video by Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle)
Severe storms, including several with tornado warnings, made their way across the middle of the state on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Any damage reports were minimal. (Video by Travis Heying / The Wichita Eagle)
Chance Hayes of the National Weather Service office in Wichita talks about the process the meteorologists in the office go through on a daily basis to give residents in the area an accurate forecast. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)
The Kansas Winter Wheat Tour made its way from Colby to Wichita Wednesday to check the state's wheat crop. Kansas Wheat Commission CEO Justin Gilpin headed the tour and talked from a stop in Cheney about what they saw. (Video by Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle)
Flooding is one of the leading causes of weather related fatalities in the U.S., according to the National Weather Service. On average, flooding claims nearly 90 lives each year. More than half of these deaths occur in motor vehicles when people attempt to drive through flooded roadways.