Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued

VALLEY – The National Weather Service is putting Northeast Nebraskans on alert this evening for the possibility of severe weather.

The NWS office in Valley has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for all of northeast Nebraska until 10 p.m.

Forecasters say that a line of thunderstorms may develop east of O’Neill Friday afternoon into the evening. The NWS says widespread hail and high wind gusts are likely Friday evening, similar to the weather that moved through the area on Tuesday.

The NWS says while storms are possible through the overnight hours, anything that develops late this evening into tomorrow morning isn’t expected to be severe.