Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Madison, Stanton, Platte, Colfax Counties

MADISON – The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for eastern Madison, northwestern Colfax, northeastern Platte and Stanton counties until 8:45 p.m.

The NWS is tracking a storm located five miles southwest of Madison and traveling northeast at 45 miles per hour.

Sixty mile an hour wind gusts are possible with this storm, which will affect the towns of Norfolk, Madison, Stanton, Clarkson, Leigh, Pilger, Creston, Humphrey and Cornlea.

There have already been reports of 65 mph wind gusts north of Humphrey and half-dollar sized hail in Madison.

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

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