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During the afternoon and evening hours of May 16th, severe thunderstorms affected many locations in southeast and east-central Nebraska and southwest Iowa. These storms produced primarily damaging wind gusts and large hail with the most intense activity occurring across Douglas and Washington counties were several wind gusts in excess of 70 mph were observed. In fact, an 85 mph wind gust was recorded at the National Weather Service Office in Valley, NE. In addition to the wind and hail, the storms produced heavy rainfall with multiple reports of amounts in excess of 2.50". 







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