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NWS confirms tornados touched down Tuesday in southeast Nebraska

 NSP: Tornado touches down south of Dawson in Richardson County
NSP: Tornado touches down south of Dawson in Richardson County (KOLNKGIN)
Published: May. 22, 2019 at 6:20 PM CDT
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The National Weather Service on Wednesday confirmed two EF-0 tornados briefly touched down in rural southeast Nebraska on Tuesday evening.

The more powerful tornado touched down along the Nemaha-Richardson county line, two miles north of Stella. The other was a mile north of there, in southern Nemaha County, the NWS report states.

Only minor tree damage was observed, indicating wind speeds of about 60-65 mph, the report states.

The NWS office in Topeka, Kan., corroborated the Omaha/Valley office reports.

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