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Pictures and videos captured from Sunday night storm around Lincoln

Posted at 10:41 PM, May 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-05 23:41:02-04

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — Tornado sirens rang out as video shows low hanging clouds graze over downtown Lincoln Sunday night.

The National Weather Service reported a trained spotter saw a brief tornado touchdown happened near Malcolm at 5:30 Sunday night, a city northwest of Lincoln. Another video from downtown shows part of the storm spanning over a half hour.

A picture from pioneer's park shows toppled trees. Lincoln-Lancaster Emergency Management and the County Sheriff's Office are reporting damage all across the city Sunday night.

More video comes from Interstate 80 near exit 395. The storms also dropped up to golf ball sized hail across the area as many took in one of the strongest storms of the season.

Lincoln Electric System says around 6,500 customers are without power in some neighborhoods and power lines could be down.

The National Weather Service says it will conduct surveys in the morning to determine how many tornadoes touched down and how much more damage was taken across eastern Nebraska.