Early Morning Fireworks from SE Nebraska Thunderstorm System

BEATRICE – A strong thunderstorm system prompted severe thunderstorm warnings early today for Gage County, along with parts of Saline and Jefferson Counties.

Vivid lightning and small hail accompanied the storm, which dropped .33 of rain in west Beatrice in about twenty minutes.

Severe Thunderstorm warnings were issued for parts of Lancaster and Saline Counties, between 3:00 and 3:30 p.m., followed by the warning for Gage and East Central Jefferson County.

The storm system moved southeast at about 30 miles per hour.  As the storms moved into northeast Kansas, severe thunderstorm warnings were issued for Marshall and Washington Counties.

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