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T-Storms, tornado warnings for eastern Nebraska

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Severe thunderstorm and tornado warnings targeted at least a dozen counties in eastern Nebraska Monday morning. Those storms were packed with large hail and heavy rain.    National Weather Service – Valley Meteorologist David Eastlack says eastern Nebraska is in the moderate category for severe weather this afternoon and evening as well. He says later today […] Read More »

Severe weather Saturday

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Another round of very severe weather is targeting Nebraska. Brian Miller is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Valley and says there may be a few storms Saturday morning but nothing severe. He says as the day goes on a warm front and cold front will likely collide bringing the possibility of severe […] Read More »

Corn crops in NE Nebraska 30-70% lost due to hail

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Damage is still being assessed from the severe weather that swept across eastern Nebraska a week ago today. In addition to tornadoes, high winds, heavy rain and flash flooding, large hail wiped out some crops, particularly in the northeast corner of the state. Randy Guill, director of the Madison County Farm Service Agency, says he’s […] Read More »

Insurance claims mount after Tuesday’s violent weather

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The largest insurer of homes and vehicles in Nebraska and Iowa is making staffing adjustments to help customers in both states after Tuesday’s storms. Ann Avery, a spokeswoman for State Farm, says the number of insurance claims is adding up quickly due to the hail, high winds and flash flooding. “It’s the kind of damage […] Read More »

Storm Damage in Gage County

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Severe thunderstorm winds or a tornado destroyed two buildings north of U.S. Highway 77 and Sargent Road in Beatrice  last night. One building, located just east of Colleen’s Catering, was demolished, collapsing on two tractors and a small sport utility vehicle parked inside. Just south of that location, tin and lumber from another building was […] Read More »

Series of storms strike – major damage – brave rescues

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The morning after Tuesday’s storms is still bitter pill for many in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa. A series of severe storms pounded the area well into Wednesday morning. The worst damage is in Washington County. Baseball to softball sized hail hammered the area destroying roofs, stripping paint from homes, breaking windows and wiping out […] Read More »

Crop damage from large hail being assessed

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Tuesday’s storm swept over Madison County in northeast Nebraska with tennis ball- to baseball-sized hail hammering the Norfolk area. Randy Guill, director of the Madison County Farm Service Agency, says most of the larger hail was in Norfolk and the northern part of the county with pea- to marble-sized hail in the Battle Creek area. […] Read More »

Central Nebraska Avoids Most of Tuesday’s Strongest Storms

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With hail the size of baseballs taking siding off homes and destroying cars in parts of the state, Adams County may have been spared the brunt of Tuesday’s storms. However, there are varying degrees of damage across numerous areas.Mike Moritz from the The National Weather Service in Hastings says the storms played out as expected […] Read More »

Be better prepared for severe weather with free app

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After another bout with rough weather in Nebraska last night, American Red Cross spokesman Dan Cataldi  says it’s critical to have a reliable notification system, especially when storms strike overnight. “That’s when tornadoes can often be the most deadly because people are sleeping,” Cataldi says. “The outdoor warning systems are not necessarily designed to wake […] Read More »

State Braces for Severe Weather on Tuesday

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Severe weather is of great concern today for much of Nebraska. The Weather Channel is taking notice, sending Meteorologist and storm chaser Mike Bettes to Grand Island, just in case. Bettes says that Nebraskans in the eastern two-thirds of the state should pay close attention to today’s weather forecasts, with a higher chance for strong […] Read More »

Nebraska Radio Network 2014-06-02 13:34:23

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The next round of severe weather in Nebraska could come as early as Tuesday. National Weather Service – Valley Meteorologist Barbara Mayes says the day will start out hot and humid but as the day goes on super-cells of severe weather could start to break out in the central part of the state in the […] Read More »

SBA okays disaster declaration for 7 counties after storm

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There’s encouraging news for Nebraska homeowners, businesses and non-profit groups that sustained losses in severe storms earlier this month. Governor Heineman’s office says it’s received word from the U.S. Small Business Administration that the governor’s request for an SBA disaster declaration has been approved. Several Nebraska counties were impacted by severe storms on May 11th. […] Read More »

Hallam Tornado Anniversary Today

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The time of 8:30 p-m, is likely etched in the minds of many southern Lancaster County citizens. It was ten years ago tonight, when an F-4 tornado that reached a width of 2.5 miles, practically leveled the village of Hallam. Remorse, confusion and thankfulness are words that come to mind for Joe Polak, who owns a […] Read More »

Hot, Humid Summer Approaching

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Our ever unpredictable weather is changing again. UNL Climatologist Dr. Ken Dewey says that Nebraska and parts of the Great Plains are moving out of the prolonged drought pattern, with repeated rainfall a possibility beginning Thursday and extending all the way through the Memorial Day Weekend. Dewey also says that the colder than average weather in […] Read More »

Corps: Missouri River levels will rise but flooding is out of forecast

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Above-normal runoff is expected over the coming weeks in the Missouri River system, but officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers say no flooding is anticipated. Jody Farhat, who heads the Corps’ Missouri River Basin Water Management Office in Omaha, says more water will be pouring into the waterway but it shouldn’t cause a problem […] Read More »