Severe Storms Bring Tornadoes to Nebraska, Texas | The Weather Channel

 eather.com  05/18/2019 00:42:21 

A tornado formed near Bakersfield, Texas, on Friday, May, 17.

(Russ. D. Contreras)

  • A tornado caused damage to at least one home in McCook, Nebraska.
  • A tornado was also reported in southwest Texas.
  • Hail the size of golf balls fell near Denver.

Tornadoes touched down in Texas and Nebraska Friday evening as thunderstorms developed across the Plains and Midwest bringing hail and damaging winds to several states.

A storm spotter in Nebraska reported a home was damaged near McCook, where a tornado was reported around 5 p.m. local time. There were no immediate reports of injuries.

The tornado spun up in northwest Kansas and moved northeastward into southern Nebraska, spawning several tornado warnings along its path. Hail was also reported in several locations.

A tornado was also spotted near Fort Stockton, Texas, between San Antonio and El Paso. There were no immediate reports of damage.

Storms hit Colorado and Wyoming earlier in the afternoon. Golf-ball sized hail fell in Dacono, Colorado, north of Denver.

Hail and damaging winds are expected to be the biggest threats overnight in several states, including Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas.

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