The Daily Weather Update from FOX Weather: Relentless severe weather continues after deadly Kansas tornado

Start your day with the latest weather news. Dangerous storms have hammered the central U.S. for days, and the active weather pattern will persist through at least Wednesday.

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1 killed, several injured in Kansas after tornado destroys homes

More than a dozen reports of tornadoes across three states were tallied by the National Weather Service on Tuesday, including one twister that turned deadly in Westmoreland, Kansas, some 50 miles northwest of Topeka. Several others were also injured during the tornado.

Damage in the Westmoreland area was considered extensive, prompting officials to enact a curfew. Nearly two dozen homes in the area were reported to have been either damaged or destroyed during the severe weather.

More tornadoes possible in central US as severe weather streak continues

It has been nearly a week straight of severe weather across the central U.S. The streak started Thursday of last week and culminated in a tornado outbreak that killed at least five people across two states. The threat of dangerous storms continues Wednesday, with the worst weather expected from Kansas to Texas.

The severe weather outlook for Wednesday.
(FOX Weather)


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A train conductor and engineer hunkered down in their cabin as a tornado in Nebraska hurled debris at the locomotive.

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