tornadoes

Weather
10:02 am
Tue June 17, 2014

3 injured in tornado released from Pender hospital

PENDER, Neb. (AP) — A spokeswoman for Pender Community Hospital says three people injured by a tornado have been treated and released, but none were from Pilger.

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Weather
3:15 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

One dead after tornadoes tear through northeast Nebraska

At least person is dead after violent tornadoes tore through northeast Nebraska Monday afternoon and evening.

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Weather
7:14 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Nebraska storms cause at least $20M in damage

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials estimate that last weekend's tornadoes caused at least $20 million damage across the state.

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Weather
10:56 am
Tue May 13, 2014

Governor OKs disaster declaration for Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The governor has approved a state disaster declaration to help Nebraskans recover from the tornadoes and severe thunderstorms that swept through parts of eastern Nebraska over the weekend.

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Business
8:19 am
Thu November 14, 2013

Future of Wayne business unclear after tornado

WAYNE, Neb. (AP) — Six weeks have passed since a tornado destroyed homes and businesses in Wayne, and some companies still don't know whether they'll reopen.

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Weather
8:20 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Nearly a dozen tornadoes reported during Wednesday's storms in Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The National Weather Service says nearly a dozen tornadoes have been reported in south-central and southeastern Nebraska but no injuries.

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Weather
1:15 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

NWS: three tornadoes hit southeast Nebraska Monday night

The National Weather Service says three tornadoes touched down in southeast Nebraska Monday night.

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Weather
12:52 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

American Red Cross volunteers from Nebraska deployed to Moore, Oklahoma

An airman kneels and prays in the Moore neighborhood south of Plaza Towers Elementary School.
Credit Joe Wertz, StateImpact Oklahoma and KGOU, Norman, OK

Two American Red Cross volunteers from the Nebraska/southwest Iowa chapter are headed to Moore, Oklahoma, to assist with disaster relief efforts.

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Weather
7:54 am
Mon April 16, 2012

No deaths, serious injuries reported after EF2 tornado hits Thurman, Iowa

Cleanup is underway in southwest Iowa after a tornado left a half-mile-wide damage path in Thurman.

The National Weather Service in Omaha says the tornado touched down two miles north of Percival, Iowa, and continued in to Thurman just after 5:30 PM Saturday.  The tornado left a ten-mile long path of damage before lifting just south of Tabor. 

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Weather
1:39 pm
Tue March 20, 2012

Workshop focuses on preparedness during severe weather season

A large tornado moves toward Aurora, Nebraska, in June 2009.
courtesy Google Images

A workshop Wednesday in Omaha focuses on severe weather preparedness at home and in the workplace.

The National Safety Council Nebraska is holding the workshop during Severe Weather Awareness Week. Sunday night, an EF3 tornado damaged homes and businesses in North Platte. This year, Nebraska had its first-ever confirmed February tornado.

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