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Kansas reported more tornadoes so far in 2024 than all last year — or the year before. Why?

A tornado pushes through a dark, clouded sky and touches ground at the far end of a field.
Nikolas Noonan
The tornado destroyed homes and cars, while several other states saw other extreme weather events.

Five months in, this year is already the most active for tornadoes in Kansas since 2019. Two EF-1 tornadoes touched down in Johnson County last week.

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