First tornado of the season in Kansas a meek one

Kansas recorded its first tornado of the spring late last week, but it wasn’t much to write home about.

The weak, brief tornado touched down in Chautauqua County on April 2. Joseph Tyree nonetheless managed to capture images of it, however, and he shared a couple with the Wichita branch of the National Weather Service.

The tornado touched down in a rural area and did no appreciable damage, however, so the weather service did not conduct a field survey or attach an F rating to it.