A HUGE tornado has touched down in Kansas, causing massive damage to Butler County.
The tornadic storm slammed into Andover on Friday evening, its destruction caught in pictures and videos posted to social media.
The twister hit at around 8.50pm CST, partially destroying the YMCA and The Capital Federal Amphitheater in Andover.
Twitter videos from the area show widespread destruction to residential areas.
Storms have also impacted nearby cities including Wichita, as seen in several Twitter videos.
There are early reports of fatalities on social media but these remain unconfirmed.
Another tornado touched down in Rosalia, Kansas forcing emergency crews to block streets.
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At 9.35pm, Wichita's mayor Brandon Whipple activated the Sedgwick County Operations Center to assist in Andover, Kansas as tornado damage continues.
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“All Wichita Police Command have been directed to assist with emergency management. PLEASE stay off the streets if possible for our emergency vehicles,” Whipple told KWCH12.
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The first tornado warning was issued at 5.30pm for Phillips County and Harlan, Nebraska.
At 6.40pm, the warning was extended to Abilene, Enterprise, and Carlton in Dickinson County.
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