Tornadoes, Severe Weather Threaten Midwest

ST. LOUIS – (CBS St. Louis) – The severe weather that has hit part of the Midwest will continue to threaten the region.

More storms are expected Friday and by Saturday the St. Louis area will be on the fringe of the storm system, according to the National Weather Service.

At least one tornado was confirmed Thursday in southeastern Nebraska.

One home was destroyed and another damaged, according to the Lincoln Journal Star.

The storms also brought damaging winds and hail and between 4 to 8 inches of rain were reported in the area, causing power outages and forcing the closure of a state highway.

Snow is forecast for Nebraska, Wyoming and parts of Colorado.

The storm system began Wednesday and has been slowly moving its way east.


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