Nebraska Tornadoes March 18, 2012
Two Tornadoes Hit North Platte, Nebraska
Two tornadoes hit the North Platte, Nebraska area on the night of March 18, 2012. The tornadoes ripped through homes and businesses, tearing down power lines and even flipping over 15 rail cars in the Bailey Yard, operated by Union Pacific.
So far, there have been only two reported injuries from the Nebraska tornadoes.
You can see photo and video footage of the Nebraska tornadoes below.
The tornado photo below is from Mark Boyle at KCTV5.
The pockets of unseasonable warm weather have kicked off tornado season early, with tornadoes also reported in Oklahoma (see the video below, from Storm Chaser Videos).
Parts of Oklahoma and Texas are under tornado watch on March 19, with Arkansas and Louisiana also facing severe weather.