Omaha escapes damaging hail and winds
LINCOLN - Brooke Rubenthaler of Lincoln leaves because of a lightning delay that cleared the stadium for about 20 minutes. University of Nebraska at Lincoln Cornhuskers played the Stanford Cardinal in the NCAA regional finals at Bowlin Field in Lincoln Sumday afternoon.
Posted: Sunday, May 19, 2013 12:00 am
Sunday's thunderstorms dropped hail as large as 2 inches in diameter and whipped up winds of 60 mph as the storms pushed through eastern Nebraska and western Iowa.
Strong winds near Shenandoah, Iowa, caused extensive damage to a barn's roof, a weather spotter reported to the National Weather Service. The 2-inch hail was reported near Auburn, Neb., about 4:30 p.m.
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Sunday, May 19, 2013 12:00 am.