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Damage Assessment & Clean Up Continue in SE Neb. After Storms

Damage assessment and cleanup continues in Johnson County Nebraska today, following a stormy Saturday that saw at least two tornadoes touch down in the county. 
 Emergency Management Director Clint Strayhorn confirms earlier reports that a tornado struck near Cook.  (play audio  :22)
 That tornado was on the ground for about 5.75 miles before it lifted a mile east-northeast of Cook.  The twister destroyed one home and left other damage in its wake.  (play audio   :17)
 In addition to the tornado near Cook, Strayhorn says the National Weather Service has confirmed his initial suspicion that another tornado touched down in Johnson County.   (play audio   :30)
 Strayhorn says public safety remains a concern this morning, with several large branches hanging over a playground in Sterling and the gates to the park where the press box was destroyed locked as workers clear out the debris.
 Another EF-0 tornado was confirmed about three miles southwest of Talmage in Otoe County that was on the ground for approximately 3.75 miles, with peak winds of 70-to-85 miles-per-hour.  That storm overturned a few irrigation pivots and damaged a few trees and outbuildings.
 An EF-1 tornado touched down northwest of Nebraska City that damaged homes and caused damage to trees and a machine shed the Kimmel Orchard and Vineyard.
 Weather Service personnel were expected to continue their assessment of the storm damage today (Monday).

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