The National Weather Service has put five southeastern Nebraska counties under a tornado watch.
The watch covers Gage, Jefferson, Johnson, Pawnee, and Saline Counties. It includes the cities of Beatrice, Crete, Fairbury, Pawnee City, Sterline Table Rock, Tecumseh, and Wilber.
The watch is in effect until 9 p.m. Tuesday evening. A watch means conditions are favorable for the development of tornadoes in the watch area. Stay with KMTV and kmtv.com for weather updates.