HASTINGS, Neb. — Weather officials say tornadoes are possible as severe storms track through south-central Nebraska on Monday night.

The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for 30 counties that lasts until 10:00 p.m. Forecasters say golf-ball-size hail and wind gusts greater than 60 mph are possible with the set of storms. A few tornadoes are also possible.

The NWS issued its first tornado warning of the night at 5:50 p.m. It includes northeastern Furnas and northwestern Harlan counties. The warning says rotation was noticed by radar near Hollinger, which is about eight miles east of Beaver City. The storm was moving northeast at 50 mph.

The storm is expected to track northeast and could hit the Tri-Cities. The severe threat ends by midnight but rain could continue.