Thunderstorms Rumble Through Northeast Nebraska Containing Heavy Rain And Strong Winds

Sirens sounded in West Point Monday morning as a wave of severe thunderstorms roared through northeast Nebraska into western Iowa.

The Cuming County Sheriff's office reported water over a number of highways in the area, including Highway 275.

The storm dropped rain but mostly avoided the area around Pilger that was hit hard by storms earlier this month. Winds up to 60 miles per hour were reported in the Beemer area.

The National Weather Service says the storm destroyed some outbuildings and damaged at least one home in Pierce County just northwest of the town of Hadar.

Emergency management officials reported a tornado as the storm moved across Pierce County.

The storm also generated hail up to 1.75 inches in diameter near Pender and Walthill.

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