Tornado Warning issued for Jefferson County until 6:15pm

TORANDO WARNING

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Neb. (KLKN) –

Tornado Warning

The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a

* Tornado Warning for…
Southwestern Jefferson County in southeastern Nebraska…

* Until 615 PM CDT.

* At 540 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located near Gilead, or 27 miles northwest of Washington,
moving east at 20 mph.

HAZARD…Tornado.

SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.

* This dangerous storm will be near…
Fairbury around 555 PM CDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.

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