NWS confirms EF-1 tornado in Omaha

Posted at 11:08 PM, Apr 27, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-28 00:08:02-04

The National Weather Service confirmed Wednesday night that a tornado did touch down in Omaha earlier in the afternoon.

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The first segment had a path of about two-thirds of a mile and was about 50 yards wide, according to the NWS.

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The tornado was on the ground for about four minutes, from 3:43 p.m. to 3:47 p.m.

We expect more to details to emerge Thursday as the NWS gets more survey teams out to examine the aftermath of the storm.

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No injuries have been reported.

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