“Behold, the tempest of the LORD! Wrath has gone forth, A sweeping tempest; It will burst on the head of the wicked. The fierce anger of the LORD will not turn back Until He has performed and until He has accomplished The intent of His heart; In the latter days you will understand this.” (Jeremiah 30:23-24)
DAILY MAIL ONLINE: A deadly duo of massive, relentlessly fast-moving tornadoes rained down terror in northeast Nebraska on Monday evening.
Photos from the tiny town of Pilger, Nebraska show a community devastated after 200MPH winds ripped though and leveled homes, entire neighborhoods, gutted the town’s middle school and destroyed it’s Farmer’s Co-Op.
As Monday evening turned to night, one casualty had been reported, with at least 16 critically injured in the area.
As the full extent of damage in the small prairie towns remained to be seen, the National Weather Service continued to warn of possible tornadoes over large swaths of both Nebraska and Iowa, as well as the flash floods and severe thunderstorms birthed by these powerful storm system.
‘I’m standing in Pilger, and I see devastation,’ Stanton County Commissioner Jerry Weatherholt told the Lincoln Journal-Star. ‘It looks like a war zone. It absolutely looks like a war zone READ MORE: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2659509/Tornado-terror-two-massive-200MPH-storms-LEVEL-Nebraska-homes-terrifying-twisters-way.html#ixzz34rpjayjb
THREE TORNADO’S AT ONCE!!!
AP NEWS: t least one person was killed and 16 others were in critical condition on Monday after massive tornadoes swept through northeast Nebraska, destroying more than half of the town of Pilger, hospital and emergency officials said.
The National Weather Service said at least two twisters touched down within roughly a mile of each other. Emergency crews and residents spent the evening sorting through demolished homes and businesses in the town of about 350, roughly 100 miles northwest of Omaha.
“More than half of the town is gone – absolutely gone,” Stanton County Commissioner Jerry Weatherholt said. “The co-op is gone, the grain bins are gone, and it looks like almost every house in town has some damage. It’s a complete mess READ MORE: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SEVERE_WEATHER?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-06-16-21-31-57