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Overview

During the early afternoon of June 11, 2013, the Storm Prediction Center placed the Chadron/Alliance, Nebraska areas into a SLIGHT risk for severe thunderstorms. A dry line with dew points in the 50s across western Nebraska provided the instability for thunderstorm,development. Beginning around 7 PM, thunderstorms began to form across the northern Nebraska Panhandle. By 830 PM, a supercell moved northeast just south of Crawford, NE and produced an EF-1 tornado.

 

Photos & Video:

 

Picture of the storm, off of Highway 71. Tornado Damage Tornado Damage
 
Tornado Damage

Storm Reports

 

Time Location Report Comments
20:32 GMT 6 SSE Chimney Butte Tornado HOUSES DAMAGED OUT BUILDINGS DESTROYED TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN.

20:47 GMT

12 SSW Chadron Tornado THREE REPORTS OF A TORNADO JUNCTION OFF TABLE RD AND DEAD HORSE RD