Large Tornado Touches Down In Nebraska, Dramatic Visuals Surface On Social Media — WATCH

New Delhi: A tornado touched down in southeast Nebraska, prompting warnings for the western regions of the Omaha metro area, swift action was urged by officials. The National Weather Service confirmed the tornado’s presence north of Waverly, Nebraska, as it moved swiftly northeastward shortly after 3 p.m. local time on Friday. Officials urged those in the area to seek shelter immediately.

The sight of a massive tornado interception north of Lincoln, within Lancaster County, was captured by SevereStudios weather videographer Nick Gorman and circulated on X.

The Nebraska State Patrol issued tornado warnings Friday afternoon for an area near Interstate 80, spanning between Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska State Patrol said, as reported by USA Today.

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Since Thursday, at least three tornadoes have been documented, striking areas near Bird City, Kansas, Yoder, Wyoming, and Akron, Colorado, according to the National Weather Service. As the week progresses, further storm activity is anticipated, particularly on the eastern side of the Plains, potentially unleashing additional tornadoes and hail.

Looking ahead to Saturday, the threat of severe weather intensifies, with storms forecast to generate frequent lightning and severe wind gusts across the middle Mississippi Valley, as well as the central and southern Plains.

It’s crucial for residents in these regions to remain vigilant, stay updated on weather advisories, and take necessary precautions to ensure their safety and well-being. Kansas Governor Laura Kelly issued a state of disaster emergency proclamation due to the severe weather.

“I encourage all Kansans to have an emergency kit and a family plan in preparation for a tornado,” Governor Kelly said. “Stay updated on local weather conditions by listening to a NOAA weather radio or local TV and radio stations. Once a warning is activated, it is important to take cover,” Kelly advised

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