Storms in Central Nebraska Produce Three Reported Tornadoes

By: 10/11 News & Associated Press
By: 10/11 News & Associated Press

The National Weather Service is reporting severe storms have produced three reported tornadoes in Minden, Osceola and Bradshaw.

Over the weekend, The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for Franklin and Kearney.

The Weather Service says a tornado touched down in a rural area south of Minden and north of Upland for a short time, but no damage was immediately reported.

In a separate storm cell around 4:45 p.m. a tornado is reported to have touched down about eight miles northeast of Bradshaw.

Then around 5:15 p.m., the National Weather Service said there was a tornado five miles west of Osceola in Polk County. NWS said the brief touchdown lasted only about a minute.

No significant damage was immediately reported with either tornado, which were only on the ground briefly.

The storms also produced hail up to 1-inch in diameter, strong winds and heavy rain.

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