Photo: this cloud formation produced the tornado warning impacting Johnson and Auburn

NEBRASKA CITY - Severe weather rolled through River Country around sunset Monday.

Tornado warnings were issued for Nemaha, Otoe, Cass and Mills counties.

Wind gusts of 50 to 70 miles per hour were reported at multiple locations as the line of thunderstorms moved through.

Local officials reported damage to trees, power poles and shingles.

Emergency crews were dispatched to a field fire in Cass County and an automated 911 distress call in Richardson County.


9:44 p.m. - Richardson County responded to automated 911 report of vehicle crash 717 Road and 650 Ave.

9:42 p,m. - Harrison County Rural Electric in Iowa reports 308 power outages.

9:18 p.m. NPPD reporting power outages at Bellevue. OPPD reports 4,367 outages in  Douglas.

9:12 p.m. - personal weather station reports 65 mph wind at Pottawattamie County.

9:02 p.m. – Tree snapped and fell on home at Bellevue.

 – 0ne-inch limbs broken, shingles blown off roofs at Murray.

Otoe County sheriff’s deputy reports tree down impacting traffic on north 60th Road, 1192 N. 60th Road.

9  p.m. – Severe thunderstorm warning for Richardson County. Storm located  near Nemaha and Salem, moving northeast at 45 mph.

8:51 p.m. – tornado warning for Mills County.. radar indicates tornado near Glenwood.

8:49 p.m. – Plattsmouth is without electrical power. The OPPD map shows 4,000 power outages in Douglas County. NPPD not reporting power outage.

8:39 p.m. Plattsmouth Fire Call. Ave B 1221 fire in field  from downed power line.

Emergency manager reports 60 mph wind 5 miles south of Nebraska City.

 4-inch hail reported in Dickinson County, Kan.

Fire department reports 60 mph wind reported at Steinauer in Pawnee County.

50 mph wind reported near Murdock. Emergency manager reports 60 mph wind near South Bend in Cass County.


8:32 pm. – Thunderstorm warning for Fremont County, Iowa. Southeastern Otoe County. Severe thunderstorm along line from Nebraska city to Stella. Warning until 9;15 p.m.

8:27 p.m. – tornado warning in Nemaha and Otoe counties. Radar indicates rotation in thunderstorm four miles southeast of Johnson.

8 p.m. - tornado warning in Cass County.

4:40 p.m. – Funnel cloud reported near Larned, Kan., in line that is tracking northeast

4:40 p.m. – NWS employee reports 60 mph wind in Webster County.

3:50 p.m.- Tornado watch for southeast Nebraska and Fremont  County in Iowa.