50 years ago today, and never since, F5 tornado tore through Nebraska
Shelby High School students help with cleanup at the Robert Rafert farm after the May 5, 1964, tornado. The twister, one of three to hit central Nebraska that day, injured 15 people in the Shelby area and killed two on a farm near Bradshaw.
Posted: Monday, May 5, 2014 12:00 am
Today marks the 50th anniversary of a tornado of historic proportions in Nebraska.
One of the tornadoes to strike central and eastern Nebraska during that day of severe storms was rated F5 — the strongest possible and the last of that magnitude to hit Nebraska.
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Monday, May 5, 2014 12:00 am.