Powerful straight-line winds causes building damage in Allen County

Severe Wind Currents Cause Damage In Allen County.

ALLEN COUNTY, Kan. – Parts of southeast Kansas saw some straight-line winds overnight that did quite a bit of damage.

Residents say powerful winds knocked down several trees and even tore the roof off of some structures.

People that had their fences ripped away from the wind believed a tornado rolled through overnight, however, the NWS claims high straight-line wind is what ultimately caused the damage.