Damage reports adding up in the Wichita metropolitan area

Strong winds caused damage in several counties east of Wichita late Monday afternoon and into the evening.

Jabara Airport in northeast Wichita clocked a 67 mile-per-hour wind gust at 4:11 p.m., National Weather Service reports state. In Andover, Butler County Emergency Management reported a roof being torn off a building and cars being moved around in a parking lot just after 4:15 p.m.

A shed was damaged and blown into the road at U.S. 400 and Santa Fe Lake Road 6 miles east of Andover just before 4:30 p.m.

The El Dorado exit on the Kansas Turnpike clocked 60 mph winds just before 4:40 p.m. In the Montgomery County town of Caney, walls of an old garage were blown down and roofs were torn off a barn and another outbuilding at about 5:45 p.m., according to the weather service.

Pea- and nickel-sized hail reports were widespread throughout the Wichita metropolitan area, the National Weather Service reports. Hail one inch in diameter was reported just a mile east-southeast of Wichita shortly after 4 p.m.

Most of the hail was soft and mushy, weather officials said.