1. A massive wedge tornado struck near Wayne, Neb. The storm was reported to be up to two miles wide.
2 mile wide monster approaching Wayne NE @JimCantore @XtrmInstability
4. The tornado was caught on video as it ripped through the town.
6. The storm caused extensive damage to the town, destroying several buildings.
Tornado damage south side of Wayne, NE…
Another photo of the tornado damage in Wayne.
Multiple homed destroyed south of Wayne, NE
9. Mayor Ken Chamberlain said all of the residents in town were accounted for and at least 15 people were hurt.
10. Widespread damage was captured on video.
11. The system continued to push east and develop across Iowa on Friday night.
NWS Sioux Falls
Major damage from tornado in Quimby, IA around 730 pm cdt. This tornado is heading toward Cherokee. Take shelter now! #iawx
12. Damage was seen in Sloan, Iowa.
13. As well as Moville, Iowa.
Here’s another house SE of Moville, IA damaged by a tornado. Roof gone, windows out. #iawx
Just went past a house SE of Moville that half of the farmhouse was swept clean to the foundation from the tornado. #iawx
A mile-wide tornado touched down near the town of Cherokee, Iowa, cutting a 2- to 3-mile path through farmland but missing any population centers, the state Department of Homeland Security told the Associated Press.
16. Experienced storm chaser Reed Timmer was hospitalized while chasing the storms after he suffered an apparent seizure. He is recovering at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa.
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