A Significant Weather Advisory is in effect for northern Antelope County, according to the National Weather Service.
Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from 14 miles north of Page to 4 miles southeast of Orchard to 12 miles south of Ewing. Movement was east at 35 mph. Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.
Locations impacted include Neligh, Plainview, Creighton, Bloomfield, Osmond, Wausa, Verdigre, Clearwater, Niobrara, Santee, Crofton, Pleasant Valley, Brunswick, Center, Winnetoon, Royal, Magnet, Foster, Bazile Mills and Lindy.
This includes Highway 275 in between mile markers 28 and 41, Hwy 81 between mile markers 186 and 197 and Hwy 20 between mile markers 335 and 370.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 1 a.m. Monday for Antelope County an several surrounding counties.
According to the National Weather Service, the counties of Antelope, Boone, Knox, Madison, Pierce and Platte is in this watch. The locations potentially impacted include Albion, Bloomfield, Columbus, Creighton, Crofton, Elgin, Neligh, Niobrara, Norfolk, Osmond, Pierce, Plainview, St. Edward, Verdigre and Wausa.
Severe weather is possible Saturday night and into early Sunday morning as thunderstorms pop up throughout Antelope, Knox, Boone and Platte counties.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 1 a.m. Sunday. Areas in the watch include Albion, Bloomfield, Columbus, Creighton, Crofton, Elgin, Neligh, Niobrara, St. Edward, Verdigre and Wausa.
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.