Weak tornado touches down north of Guide Rock heads to Nuckolls Co.


Finally, rain! A welcomed relief and encouragement for area residents. Yet for some in the area, it has come with high wind and hail. This semi-trailer was blown over on top of an adjacent trailer and the 9-mile corner north of Superior this week.

Unstable weather is being blamed for numerous weather alerts in recent days. Radar has detected cloud rotations and been the basis for sounding tornado alarms in multiple communities but thus far major damage has been avoided in the primary distribution area served by this newspaper.

About 10:50 Friday an EF 0 tornado packing 85 mile per hour winds touched down on the west side of Highway 78, five to six miles north of Guide Rock. The storm traveled just more than 6 miles on the ground and had a maximum width of 80 yards. Most of its track was in Webster County but it did penetrate Nuckolls Co...

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