A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued in southern Antelope County, potentially bringing 60 MPH wind gusts and torrential rainfall. Flash flooding may occur.
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... ALBION, BATTLE CREEK, NEWMAN GROVE, ST. EDWARD, ELGIN, CEDAR RAPIDS, PETERSBURG, OAKDALE, MEADOW GROVE, LINDSAY, TILDEN, PRIMROSE, CORNLEA, LORETTO AND THE HIGHWAY 14 AND 56 JUNCTION.
Quarter-sized hail and 60 mphs wind gusts are expected with a storm now entering southern Antelope County.
The National Weather Service has issued a thunderstorm warning until 6:45 p.m. Hail damage to vehicles is expected.
Locations impacted include Albion, Newman Grove, Elgin, Petersburg, Lindsay and Loretto.
The storm is moving north at 10 mph and as of 6 p.m. was located along a line 8 miles northwest of Petersburg to near Newman Grove.
The County Liners have postponed Saturday's open horse show at the Antelope County Fairgrounds. The event will now by June 16.
The horse show includes four different age groups: 10 & under, 11-14, 15-18, and 19 & older. Classes will include english, halter, western, trail and game events.
The judge for the day is Hannah Birt.
Northern Antelope County is now in a severe thunderstorm warning as a storm approaches with 60 mph winds and quarter-size hail.
According to the National Weather Service, the thunderstorm is located near Ewing and moving northeast at 45 mph. Hail damage to vehicles is expected.
Locations impacted include Orchard, Royal and Brunswick in Antelope County, along with Creighton, Bloomfield, Wausa, Verdigre, Crofton, Niobrara, Santee and Verdel.
The National Weather Service is asking people to use extra caution on Monday as the area is in Extreme Fire Danger thanks to combination of high temperatures, wind and minimum relative humidity.
Temperatures are expected to reach into the 80s with the wind gusting to 45 mph. The humidity will be 30 to 35 percent.
Fires that develop will spread rapidly and quickly as they increase in intensity. Keep vehicles off of dry grass and use extra caution with farm equipment.
While the sun peaked out Sunday morning through the snow and ice-covered trees, the National Weather Service reminded Northeast Nebraska that winter is not over as they announced another storm on its way.
The next storm is expected to roll through Northeast Nebraska on Tuesday evening and Wednesday, bringing more snow. How much snow will depend on the temperature, but it could be as little as an inch — or much more.
The National Weather Service said winds will be 25-35 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Temperatures are expected to reach 40 degrees on Wednesday but will also be as low as 29 degrees for a possibility of more ice and snow.
Just when it has finally started to feel like spring this week, winter has decided to return for the weekend.
The area will go from a high of 67 degrees on Thursday to below freezing conditions on Friday night. A winter storm watch is in effect Friday night into Saturday for Antelope, Knox, Thurston, Pierce, Wayne, Boone, Madison, Stanton, Cuming, Platte, Colfax, Butler and Seward counties.
Rain will begin overnight Thursday, changing to snow Friday, with northwest winds gusting 40 to 50 mph, according to the National Weather Service. The forecast is calling for several inches of snow, and whiteout near-blizzard conditions are expected.
A chance of rain and thunderstorms before 4am, then a chance of rain between 4am and 5am, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Northeast wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
A chance of rain and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of rain between 7am and 1pm, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Cloudy, with a temperature rising to near 46 by 11am, then falling to around 40 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Rain before 10pm, then rain and snow between 10pm and 11pm, then snow after 11pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Some thunder is also possible. Widespread blowing snow, mainly after 3am. Low around 25. Windy, with a north wind 28 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Snow, mainly before 1pm. Widespread blowing snow, mainly before 1pm. High near 27. Very windy, with a north northwest wind 29 to 36 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
A 20 percent chance of snow before 1am. Patchy blowing snow before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Windy.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 34.
Mostly clear, with a low around 16.
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