Violent straight line wind damage occurred across portions of Holt County again on Monday, August 16th - in association with severe thunderstorms which rolled across the region during the afternoon. 60 to 80 MPH wind gusts were reported - with power lines downed and a metal pole building moved off a foundation just north of Stuart. Large tree branches were down in both O'Neill and Ewing according to the dispatcher for Holt County. Below are the preliminary local storm reports and an animated radar imagery map showing the storm as it moved southeast, along with warning polygons and local storm reports indicated at that time.
Two separate 4 panel radar loops, one of base reflectivity and another of base velocity, are shown below at the time of the ferocious winds which blasted Holt County during Monday afternoon, August 16th. These loops may take a while to load dependent on bandwidth at your location.