Powerful thunderstorm leaves damage in Lincoln

Severe thunderstorms packed a punch as it rolled through Lincoln leaving behind damage.

Shortly after midnight, the storm hit Lincoln head on downing power lines and trees across the city.  LES says the storm caused scattered power outages.

Lightning caused a tree to uproot and knock down a power pole across Highway 2 near S. 20th St.    There are reports of damage to fencing at Pershing Center in downtown Lincoln.