Friday, May 30, 2008

NE and IA tornadoes

Severe storm derails train, slams homes in Nebraska CNN/AP

"A storm bearing hail and possible tornadoes struck central Nebraska Thursday night, damaging businesses, derailing train cars, tearing down trees and disrupting power to thousands.

A possible tornado touched down near Aurora, about 70 miles west of Lincoln, damaging a few businesses and damaging at least one house on the outskirts of town.

There were no immediate reports of deaths or injuries.

Tornadoes were also reported in Kearney, about 60 miles west of Aurora, where 90 rail cars were blown off the tracks outside the city limits. There were reports of downed trees and power lines throughout Kearney, and reports of damage on the University of Nebraska at Kearney campus and at a county fairgrounds."



2 comments:

Storm Chasing Mikey said...

Awesome videos Mike. I feel like today may be one of my last chances for spring as soon the summer haze and low visibiity will be setting in....

SCM

Mike said...

Thanks Mikey. It is so warm and humid here.