Severe Storms and Tornadoes Hit the Midwest

At least 12 tornadoes have hit states from Oklahoma to Minnesota over the past 24 hours.
3:00 | 05/26/16

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to Minnesota in the last 24 hours. This massive twister reportedly half a mile wide tearing through Abilene, Kansas, and look who is standing by there. Will is ginger. She is back but first rob Marciano is in Kansas with the latest. Good morning, rob. Reporter: Good morning, robin. It was supposed to be a relatively quiet day, but look at this. Tremendous tree damage, some roof damage to that brick home pretty sturdy but this side home built out of brick and Se senderblock walls completely blown out. The supercell that popped up late afternoon dropped a tornado on the ground that was huge and on the ground for a terrifying amount of time. Overnight, tornadoes taking aim at Kansas for a second day. It's completely destroyed. Reporter: Officials describing this massive tornado ripping across the state as catastrophic. Houses have been leveled. Reporter: Estimated to be a half a mile wide and tracking on the ground for nearly 90 minutes. Absolute monster tornado about to cross I-70. Reporter: Cars pulling off the road as this enormous funnel approaches. So close. That's a barn sitting in the road, folks. Reporter: Up to 20 homes damaged or completely destroyed. As the tornado went across the region. Lightning igniting the sky. Monster wedge tornado. Reporter: More than 100 first responders working throughout the night checking homes for those who may be hurt. Watch this extraordinary video. A camera left recording in the path of a wedge tornado. Winds picking it up and whipping it around within the vortex as the violent tornado passes over. And after nightfall in Oklahoma, lightning strikes revealing another funnel on the horizon. Those search teams still working this morning. The recovery and cleanup efforts today will be shrouded by the angst of likely more severe weather, robin, this afternoon. We're going to talk about that, rob. Thank you. We turn to ginger with more on where the severe weather is headed and as rob alluded to, even more threats today. Exactly. It's happening this morning even, robin. Some severe thunderstorms in parts of Wisconsin, western Illinois down into Missouri, some strong storms this morning. That will blow through and then we'll see a revamp of all of this, the trough digging in deep and the severe potential especially for parts of Nebraska, Kansas and then right here along the dry line down in parts of Texas. Large hail is one of the main threats but tornadoes, big today. The possibility especially from kearney to Hastings, Omaha, Topeka, elevated today and wanted to show you, look at this video. It goes from the green grass to where you can see specifically how that tornado scoured the land. This happens often in tornadoes but we don't get to see that dichotomy too often where it looks like a lawn mower went through, blender of a tornado and that's what happened. The debris and all that wind. Quickly a look at the risk. Tomorrow it doesn't end so right in the heart of this severe weather season and it's going nowhere.

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