Northeast Nebraska Gets Pelted With Hail

NORFOLK – Residents are seeing a lot of standing water all over Northeast Nebraska after heavy rains and hail on Saturday.

A series of severe thunderstorms cut their way across the region early Saturday evening, with hail being the major hazard seen.

Storm spotters in West Point and Creighton reported hail stones the size of golf balls fell. West Point also saw 70 mile per hour wind gusts as the storm blew through.

Half-dollar size hail fell near Carroll, while quarter-size hail was seen all over the ground near Pierce.

Areas in and around Battle Creek and Pilger saw pea-sized hail fall in large amounts, completely covering the ground.

Further east, storm spotters north of Herman spotted hail stones the size of tennis balls.

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