HASTINGS, Neb. -- Severe weather has returned to central Nebraska, with Custer and Sherman Counties under severe thunderstorm warnings until 6:15 p.m. CT.

At 5:38 p.m. CT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Mason City, approximately 24 miles southeast of Broken Bow, moving southeast at 35 mph.

Golf ball-sized hail and 60 mph wind gusts are being carried by the storm. Damage to property and outdoor pets are likely, according to the National Weather Service.

NWS advises moving to an interior room in the lowest level of buildings.