The National Weather Service reports a chance of severe storms tonight. Forecasters say strong winds, hail, and isolated tornadoes are all possible. Northeast Nebraska is at the greatest risk of these storms. Other parts of eastern Nebraska and western Iowa are at slight risk.
The most likely time for these storms is between 6 p.m. and 4 a.m.
Forecasters recommend having more than one way to receive severe weather warnings, especially overnight. They warn that tree limbs and large branches could fall and cause damage, including power outages. We could also see damage to homes or vehicles from large hail and pooling of water on roadways.
If you lose power, be sure to report it onlineor by calling 1-800-554-6773. Always assume downed power lines are live and high-voltage stay far back and call OPPD or 911 to report the hazard.