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Weather service confirms tornado caused York County damage

August 8, 2018

BRADSHAW, Neb. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado damaged buildings and knocked down trees in York County.

The service says the twister struck a spot nearly 8 miles (13 kilometers) north-northwest of Bradshaw a little before 7:45 p.m. Monday and lifted after four minutes on the ground. It was rated an EF1 with a peak wind of 90 mph (145 kph).

It damaged a house and garage, some grain bins and snapped off several trees. No injuries have been reported.

The service says the tornado was part of a supercell system that heavily damaged area crops.

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