Storms in eastern Nebraska and western and central Iowa Wednesday afternoon and evening brought strong winds, hail and heavy rain.
The National Weather Service says storms may have produced a funnel cloud near Howells in Colfax County. No damage or injuries were reported. In Saunders County, hail covered the ground near Morse Bluff.
In Iowa, winds of 70 mph, hail and torrential rain were reported in the Des Moines area. Tree limbs are down with minor hail damage to cars. Some intersections were flooded from heavy rain. Hail and heavy rain were also reported in the Carroll area.
Viewer Chris Pieper of Dodge, Nebraska took the attached photo around 4:45 p.m. Wednesday.