Severe storms roll across southeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa Sunday evening (reports/map/pictures)

Below is a preliminary storm summary , map, and pictures from Sunday evening’s severe weather episode...

Local Storm Reports

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Shelf cloud -western Sarpy County Shelf cloud moving into western Sarpy County
Looking south/southwest - Shelf cloud approaching the Omaha metro area in western Sarpy County around 745 pm CDT May 25, 2008.

0630 PM     TSTM WND DMG     TOBIAS                  40.42N 97.34W   
05/25/2008                   SALINE             NE   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
            2 CAMPERS TURNED OVER NEAR SWAN LAKE. SHINGLES AND   
            ANTENNA BLOWN OFF ROOF.  
 
0633 PM     TSTM WND GST     1 SW FAIRBURY           40.13N 97.19W   
05/25/2008  M74.00 MPH       JEFFERSON          NE   EMERGENCY MNGR    
 
0635 PM     HAIL             3 SSW TOBIAS            40.38N 97.36W   
05/25/2008  E0.75 INCH       SALINE             NE   PUBLIC            
 
0647 PM     HAIL             5 SW DORCHESTER         40.60N 97.18W   
05/25/2008  E1.00 INCH       SALINE             NE   EMERGENCY MNGR    
 
0648 PM     TSTM WND DMG     PLYMOUTH                40.30N 96.99W   
05/25/2008                   JEFFERSON          NE   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
            BRANCHES BREAKING OFF TREES.  
 
0658 PM     HAIL             9 SW MILFORD            40.68N 97.17W   
05/25/2008  E0.75 INCH       SALINE             NE   PUBLIC            
 
0700 PM     TSTM WND DMG     CRETE                   40.63N 96.96W   
05/25/2008                   SALINE             NE   PUBLIC            
 
            8 INCH DIAMETER TREE BRANCHES DOWN. 2 FOOT DIAMETER TREE   
            UPROOTED.  
 
0710 PM     TSTM WND GST     LINCOLN                 40.82N 96.69W   
05/25/2008  E65.00 MPH       LANCASTER          NE   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
            AT 60TH AND PIONEERS.  
 
0715 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SW WILBER               40.48N 96.96W   
05/25/2008                   SALINE             NE   EMERGENCY MNGR    
 
            LARGE TREES DOWN. BUILDINGS PLASTERED WITH LEAVES.  
 
0715 PM     TSTM WND DMG     LINCOLN                 40.82N 96.69W   
05/25/2008                   LANCASTER          NE   PUBLIC            
 
            12 INCH DIAMETER TREE BRANCHES DOWN NEAR 20TH AND K AND   
            NEAR ANTELOPE PARK. SEVERAL 6 INCH DIAMETER BRANCHES   
            DOWN.   
 
0717 PM     TSTM WND GST     1 SE LINCOLN            40.81N 96.67W   
05/25/2008  E70.00 MPH       LANCASTER          NE   EMERGENCY MNGR    
 
            NEAR 84TH AND OLD CHENEY ROAD  
 
0718 PM     TSTM WND DMG     DE WITT                 40.40N 96.92W   
05/25/2008                   SALINE             NE   EMERGENCY MNGR    
 
            ONE LIGHT POLE BLOWN DOWN. 12 INCH LIMBS BLOWN DOWN. ONE   
            LIMB FELL THROUGH PORCH.  
 
0719 PM     TSTM WND DMG     CRETE                   40.63N 96.96W   
05/25/2008                   SALINE             NE   EMERGENCY MNGR    
 
            NUMEROUS TREES DOWN. SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES. ESTIMATED   
            60 MPH WINDS.  
 
0719 PM     TSTM WND GST     LINCOLN                 40.82N 96.69W   
05/25/2008  M62.00 MPH       LANCASTER          NE   ASOS              
 
            KLNK AT LINCOLN AIRPORT  
 
0721 PM     TSTM WND DMG     PALMYRA                 40.71N 96.39W   
05/25/2008                   OTOE               NE   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
            MEDIUM SIZE TREE LIMBS BLOWN DOWN. ALSO HALF INCH HAIL.  
 
0726 PM     TSTM WND GST     LINCOLN                 40.82N 96.69W   
05/25/2008  M63.00 MPH       LANCASTER          NE   ASOS              
 
            AT LINCOLN AIRPORT KLNK  
 
0726 PM     TSTM WND GST     LINCOLN                 40.82N 96.69W   
05/25/2008  M63.00 MPH       LANCASTER          NE   ASOS              
 
            AT LINCOLN AIRPORT KLNK  
 
0735 PM     HAIL             1 SE JULIAN             40.51N 95.85W   
05/25/2008  E0.75 INCH       NEMAHA             NE   PUBLIC            
 
            UP TO 3/4 INCH HAIL. TIME ESTIMATED.  
 
0736 PM     TSTM WND GST     PALMYRA                 40.71N 96.39W   
05/25/2008  E70.00 MPH       OTOE               NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
            TRUCK BLOWN OFF ROAD.  
 
0738 PM     HAIL             DAVEY                   40.98N 96.67W   
05/25/2008  E0.75 INCH       LANCASTER          NE   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
            HAIL COVERING THE GROUND.  
 
0740 PM     TSTM WND DMG     WEEPING WATER           40.87N 96.14W   
05/25/2008                   CASS               NE   EMERGENCY MNGR    
 
            PART OF THE ROOF BLOWN OFF. WIDESPREAD TREE DAMAGE ACROSS  
            THE COUNTY. WIDESPREAD POWER LINES DOWN ACROSS THE   
            COUNTY.  
 
0750 PM     TSTM WND GST     PLATTSMOUTH             41.01N 95.89W   
05/25/2008  M59.00 MPH       CASS               NE   AWOS              
 
            AT THE PLATTSMOUTH AIRPORT.  
 
0755 PM     TSTM WND GST     OFFUTT AFB              41.11N 95.92W   
05/25/2008  M58.00 MPH       SARPY              NE   ASOS              
 
0756 PM     HAIL             2 S NEBRASKA CITY       40.65N 95.86W   
05/25/2008  E1.25 INCH       OTOE               NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
            AT THE INTERSECTION OF 70TH AND P.  
 
0757 PM     TSTM WND GST     BELLEVUE                41.16N 95.92W   
05/25/2008  E70.00 MPH       SARPY              NE   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
            NEAR HIGHWAY 75 AND PLATTEVIEW ROAD. LAWN FURNITURE BLOWN  
            AROUND.  
 
0800 PM     TSTM WND GST     3 W PACIFIC JUNCTION    41.02N 95.86W   
05/25/2008  E60.00 MPH       MILLS              IA   AMATEUR RADIO     
 
0800 PM     TSTM WND GST     NEBRASKA CITY           40.68N 95.86W   
05/25/2008  E70.00 MPH       OTOE               NE   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
            OBSERVED AT FIRE STATION. TIME AND WIND SPEED ESTIMATED.  
 
0805 PM     HAIL             3 W BELLEVUE            41.16N 95.98W   
05/25/2008  E0.75 INCH       SARPY              NE   AMATEUR RADIO     
 
0810 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SHENANDOAH              40.76N 95.37W   
05/25/2008                   PAGE               IA   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
            STORE WINDOWS BLOWN OUT. TREE LIMBS BLOWN DOWN.  
 
0812 PM     TSTM WND DMG     BELLEVUE                41.16N 95.92W   
05/25/2008                   SARPY              NE   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
            SIDING TORN OFF AN APARTMENT BUILDING. 8 INCH DIAMETER   
            TREE BLOWN DOWN. 3-4 INCH BRANCHES BLOWN DOWN. NEAR   
            HIGHWAY 75 AND PLATTEVIEW ROAD.  
 
0815 PM     TSTM WND GST     SHENANDOAH              40.76N 95.37W   
05/25/2008  M62.00 MPH       PAGE               IA   AWOS              
 
0825 PM     TSTM WND GST     OMAHA                   41.26N 96.01W   
05/25/2008  E60.00 MPH       DOUGLAS            NE   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
            NEAR 104TH AND FORT. ESTIMATED 50 TO 60 MPH.  
 
0830 PM     TSTM WND GST     10 ESE ESSEX            40.78N 95.13W   
05/25/2008  E60.00 MPH       PAGE               IA   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
            A COUPLE OF 6 INCH LIMBS DOWN. TIME ESTIMATED.  
 
0830 PM     TSTM WND DMG     ESSEX                   40.83N 95.30W   
05/25/2008                   PAGE               IA   EMERGENCY MNGR    
 
            POWER POLES SNAPPED.  
 
0845 PM     TSTM WND DMG     8 S WALNUT              41.36N 95.22W   
05/25/2008                   POTTAWATTAMIE      IA   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
            SEVERAL 2 INCH BRANCHES DOWN. TIME ESTIMATED.  
  

 



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