EF2 Tornado Touches Down In Platte Co. 5/24/12

Below is a depiction of the tornado track that was rated EF2 near Cornlea, Nebraska.  Cornlea is located in Platte County Nebraska and is 20 miles northwest of Columbus and 11 miles south southwest of Madison.

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
746 PM CDT THU MAY 24 2012

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0536 PM     TORNADO          2 WNW CORNLEA           41.69N 97.60W
05/24/2012                   PLATTE             NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

            TORNADO DAMAGED A FARMSTEAD 2 MILES WEST AND 1 MILE NORTH
            OF CORNLEA. HOUSE HAD ROOF TAKEN OFF AND MOST OF WALLS
            COLLAPSED. TIME APPROXIMATE. INFORMATION MAY BE UPDATED
            AS ADDITIONAL DETAILS ARE RECEIVED.


The following pictures were provided by Platte Co. Emergency Manager, Tim Hofbauer

Cornlea Tornado

Cornlea

Cornlead Tornado

Cornlea tornado



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