Linn County, Kansas, Tornado Tracked By TV Station's Helicopter (VIDEO)

April 28, 2014


A tornado was confirmed on live television Sunday evening in Linn County, Kansas, hitting a rural area near the Kansas-Missouri state line, south of Kansas City. A helicopter from KMBC-TV took to the skies and captured these incredible images of the twister in progress about 5:45 p.m. local time, according to the station's website. The tornado was spotted near Prescott, Kansas, but damage was limited to farm structures and trees, KMBC reported.

MORE: Images of the Tornado Outbreak

Flag that was found in debris was placed by volunteers working to help clean up after a strong tornado went through the area on April 27 for the second time in three years on April 28, 2014 in Vilonia, Ark. (Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

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