Tornado Warnings Issued in North Central NE as New Watches Issued

Tornado Warnings Issued in North Central NE as New Watches Issued
Courtesy @VORTEXJeff on Twitter

UNDATED – Some portions of Nebraska have already seen severe weather, while northeast Nebraska braces for it.

Supercell storms in Holt County prompted tornado warnings Tuesday evening, affecting the towns of Stuart and Newport. The tornadoes were radar indicated. There’s been no confirmation of anything touching down so far.

Meanwhile, the National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for all of Northeast Nebraska until 1 a.m. Wednesday.

Forecasters say a couple of tornadoes are possible tonight, and that scattered large hail and wind gusts up to 70 miles per hour are possible.

A tornado watch remains in effect for a number of counties including Antelope, Knox and Holt until 10 p.m.

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