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Damage from the high winds that struck southeastern Kansas last week

Winds of as much as 80 miles an hour damaged homes and buildings and snapped off power poles in southeast Kansas, thanks to storms that managed to miss Wichita last Friday.

Scott Roberts sent me some photos of the damage in Iola, which he said appeared to represent the worst of what he had seen in the region. Here are a couple of them:

Scott tells me this building was at the corner of U.S. 54 and Kentucky in Iola.

This tree damage was photographed at the corner of Madison and Oak.