Fair skies offer spectacular views

TECUMSEH - A thunderstorm disrupted the Johnson County Fair Friday evening, but left spectacular views and ideal conditions for the hay bale rolling contest.

 

Stormy skies ferris wheel

 

 

cornfield rainbow

 

Johnson County stormy fun slide

 

Fun slide

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is the latest on the Aug. 20 storm

 

8:50 p.m. – Falls City Airport reports thunderstorm and light rain.

7:55 p.m. – Nebraska City Airport reports 33 mph wind gust

7:45 p.m. – Severe thunderstorm warning issued for four counties in SE Nebraska, including Cook and Table Rock.

6:05  p.m. – cell with possible hail forming near Summerfield, Kan.

5:54 p.m. – Tornado warning issued for Jefferson County until 6:15 p.m. Tornado and golf ball sized hail over Fairbury. Cell with large hail near Wilber.

5:43 p.m. – Emergency management reports 60 to 70 mph winds along Highway 136 in Thayer County. Cell with 2.5 “ hail reported.

5:41 p.m.  – tornado warning issued for Jefferson County until 6:15 p.m. Expected to be near Fairbury at

5:37 p.m. – cell with possible hail reported south of Liberty, Neb. Mesocyclone reported near Fairbury.

5:27 p.m. – 1 inch hail reported at Ottawa, Kan.

5:21 p.m. – Trained spotter reports .5 hail in Thayer County

4:50 p.m. – Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Fillmore, Thayer counties.

4:38 p.m. -  Trained spotter reported .75 inch hail in Nuckolls County.

2:35 p.m. -  Nebraska City Airport reports 32 mph wind gust. Humidity drops from 97 percent at 11 a.m. to 79 percent.

A National Weather Service advisory places eastern Nebraska and Iowa into slight risk range for severe thunderstorms from 4 to 10 p.m.

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