National Weather Service confirms 26 tornadoes from Friday
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The National Weather Service has confirmed 26 tornadoes from severe weather that impacted the state on Friday. Eight of the 26 were rated EF-U, meaning that no damage was observed from the tornado, so therefore no wind speed could be estimated from that tornado. The remaining 18 included 4 EF-0 tornadoes, 10 EF-1 tornadoes, and 4 EF-2 tornadoes.
You can see tracks of all 26 tornadoes in the image gallery below.
NWS offices across the state issued a total of 50 tornado warnings on Friday, which is a single day record according to data from Daryl Herzmann and the IEM. Through the first half of May, a total of 64 tornado warnings have been issued across the state - the most since May of 2004, when 131 tornado warnings were issued for the entire month.
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