Severe Thunderstorm Warning in Effect for Platte County

Severe Thunderstorm Warning in Effect for Platte County
Hail that fell in the Monroe area Monday night as a severe storm passes through (Photo Courtesy Cassie Ann)
 A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 800 PM CDT
for central Platte County... 

At 745 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Platte Center,
or 11 miles northwest of Columbus, moving northeast at 40 mph.

Hazard... ping pong Ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. 

Source... law enforcement. 

Impact... people and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail 
         damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind 
         damage to roofs, siding, and trees. 

Locations impacted include... 
Platte Center, Monroe, Tarnov, lake ocaonee and Circle h trailer

This includes Highway 81 in Nebraska between mile markers 118 and

Fire Department officials reported ping pong Ball size hail near 
Monroe at 741 PM.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... 

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a

Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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