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Storms Ravage Custer County With Hail, High Winds | Rural Radio Network

Storms Ravage Custer County With Hail, High Winds

Two slow moving storm systems hit Custer County, Nebraska hard Saturday night as it moved southeast across the central and southern part of the county.

Crops were particularly hard hit in the area as pea to golfball sized hail piled on the ground in some places.  Emergency officials and crop adjusters will continue to survey the damage the next few days.

Ansley, Broken Bow and Anselmo all experienced street flooding with crop damage and pivots turned over from the high winds.

Another field of soybeans completely beat to the ground near Anselmo (Courtesy of Cynthia Smith Huhman)
Flash flooding Sat night cut a path through the hills on the Victoria Springs Road, north of Merna. This is a pic of the flooding damage Sunday morning approximately 8:30am, south of Victoria Springs State Park. Phil Finney is over 6ft tall. This flood took a vehicle, livestock, equipment, and large round bales. (Courtesy of Cynthia Huhman)
Hail stones swept up by rainwater still seen in debris along Victoria Springs Road north of Merna Sunday about 1:17 p.m. (Courtesy of Cynthia Huhman)
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