The National Weather Service in North Platte has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
North central Perkins County in southwestern Nebraska...
Central Keith County in southwestern Nebraska...

* Until 830 PM MDT.

* At 750 PM MDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Brule to near Madrid, moving northeast at 35

HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
Ogallala, Paxton, Brule, Lemoyne, Keystone, Roscoe, Kingsley Dam,
Belmar, Nevens, Broganville, Otter Creek Campground and Lake View

This includes the following highways...
Highway 61 between mile markers 78 and 106.
Highway 92 between mile markers 126 and 138.
Interstate 80 in Nebraska between mile markers 115 and 146.


For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a

If on or near Lake McConaughy, get away from the water and move
indoors or inside a vehicle. Remember, lightning can strike out to
15 miles from the parent thunderstorm. If you can hear thunder, you
are close enough to be struck by lightning. Move to safe shelter
now! Do not be caught on the water in a thunderstorm.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.