During the mid afternoon hours on Sunday, May 19th, a brief tornado touched down in eastern Greeley County of South Central Nebraska. Touching down approximately 4 miles northeast of the town of Wolbach, this tornado was rated a weak EF-1, with top winds estimated at 90 mph. It touched down at approximately 4:51 p.m. CDT, and was only on the ground for a couple of minutes. This tornado destroyed a mobile home and shed, and broke tree limbs 5 to 8 inches in diameter. Photos of the resultant damage and of the radar signature at that time follow below.
|Radar signature from KUEX radar approximately 4:51 p.m. CDT.|
|Mobile home destroyed northeast of Wolbach.||Mobile home destroyed northeast of Wolbach.||Scattered debris from destroyed mobile home.|
|Debris from destroyed mobile home.||Scattered debris in nearby trees.||Scattered debris in nearby trees.|
|This page was composed by the staff at the National Weather Service in Hastings, Nebraska.|