SPALDING, Neb. (AP) _ The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for Boone County in northeastern Nebraska Friday evening after a tornado was confirmed on the ground near the town of Spalding. The service says the tornado was spotted at about 5:40 p.m. Friday in a rural area about six miles east of Spalding. The warning ended just after 6:00 p.m. Friday. Residents in the area were warned to take cover, as the twister could damage homes, other buildings and vehicles. No reports of damage or injuries had been made by 6 p.m. The service said tree damage in the area was likely.