Half-dollar size hail is possible with a storm headed to Antelope County. At 10:43 p.m., the National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for southwestern Antelope County.
Sixty mph wind gusts and half-dollar size hail is possible. Locations impacted include Elgin, Petersburg and Loretto. The storm is moving east at 25 mph and was located 8 miles north of Spalding. The warning will last until 11:15 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Antelope County.
The warning is in affect from 3:24 to 4:15. A severe thunderstorm was spotted 9 miles south of Ewing and moving northeast at 30 mph. Half dollar sized hail and 50 mph winds are expected with this storm. Damage to vehicles and buildings may occur. If possible, seek shelter in a secure building.
Antelope County is in a thunderstorm warning until 11:30 pm. thanks to a storm that will likely bring quarter-sized hail and 60 mph wind gusts.
According to the National Weather Service, locations impacted include Albion, Neligh, St. Edward, Elgin, Clearwater, CedarRapids, Orchard, Petersburg, Oakdale, Tilden, Brunswick, Royal, Primrose, Loretto and several highway junctions.
Antelope County and Northeast Nebraska is expected to receive possible damaging winds and hail overnight as severe weather move into the area.
Damaging winds and hail are the biggest threat facing the area as storms develop and arrive to the area overnight. Although very unlikely, a few isolated tornados may form from the more severe parts of the storm.
People are advised to pay attention to the clouds and the wind outside as the storms arrive, and to take shelter if the storms become serious enough.
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning in northern Antelope Count until 5 p.m.
At 4:15 .m., a severe thunderstorm was locate 10 miles southwest of Creighton moving east at 35 mph. Quarter-size hail and 60mph wind gusts are expected. Locations impacted include Brunswick, Royal, Foster, Plainview, Pierce and Osmond.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for a large portion of Northeast Nebraska and Eastern South Dakota, an area including Antelope County.
At approximately 3:15 p.m., the National Weather Service issued the watch due to incoming storms. The watch is scheduled until 10:00 p.m.
A tornado warning is issued when conditions indicate the possibility of a storm producing a tornado in the area. Be on the lookout for dark clouds and funnels. Keep an eye on the television or radio for further warnings and listen for the tornado siren in the case of the situation intensifying. If a tornado warning is issued, seek shelter immediately.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for northwestern Antelope County.
At 10:40 p.m. a severe thunderstorm was located over Ewing moving northeast at 45 mph. The storm is expected to bring 60 mph wind gusts and quarter-size hail. Damage to roofs, siding and trees is possible.
Locations impacted include Clearwater, Orchard, Brunswick, Winnetoon, Royal and Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park.
Large tree branches are down throughout Orchard after a wet, heavy snowfall wreaked havoc on the western Antelope County community.
More than 6 inches of snow fell overnight, causing much more than just a snow day in Orchard on Monday, May 1. Tree branches fell on several structures and in yards. There were also multiple reports of stuck vehicles throughout the community.