More Strong Storms Hit The Region
O'NEILL - Strong thunderstorms passed through north central and northeast Nebraska for a second straight morning. The National Weather Service reports hail up to the size of pennies and wind gusts of 50 miles per hour have been reported with these storms -- along with heavy rain and frequent dangerous lightning. In Norfolk, just under an inch of rain has fallen since midnight at the downtown Norfolk studios of WJAG Radio. The Norfolk Regional Airport recorded .82 rainfall between midnight at 7 a.m. 2.70 was reported at Brunswick. Last night, storms produced low wall clouds in Sheridan and Cherry counties with damaging winds of 70 miles per hour and tennis ball size hail. There were sightings of possible funnel clouds in north central Nebraska, but there were no confirmed reports of funnel clouds or tornadoes.