Photos: Severe storms roll through Nebraska
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Thunderstorms moved into eastern Nebraska on Thursday evening.
Some had already caused severe damage in central Nebraska and were still strong as they got closer to Lincoln, with severe thunderstorm warnings being issued in Lancaster, Seward and York counties.
Winds over 70 mph are caused dust storms, limiting visibility on the roads. The Nebraska Department of Transportation said there were blown-over vehicles and crashes in multiple locations.
⚠️ Traffic Alert⚠️ This wind is kicking up dust storms creating visibility issues. Blown over vehicles & crashes are in multiple locations. Wind speeds have been measured above 70 mph! Please, do not travel. Check https://t.co/dMWDoxmD2N for the latest! #NeRoads pic.twitter.com/fg9xWyy0qX
— Nebraska DOT (@NebraskaDOT) May 12, 2022
The National Weather Service also issued dust storm warnings in southwest Nebraska, but it said “the wall of dust seems to have dissipated” as it moved into Kansas.
— NWS Goodland (@NWSGoodland) May 12, 2022