Hail Causes Damage in Nebraska

June 22, 2012

Residents in Scottsbluff and Gering in the Nebraska Panhandle are taking stock of the damage after a storm produced large hail that battered homes and cars.

KNEB radio in Scottsbluff says the storm hit late Tuesday. Hail shattered windows and dented siding and vehicles.

Jeff Brock of Team Chevrolet in Scottsbluff says even with roofs over most their vehicles, about 50 cars were damaged.

John Massey of the J.G. Elliott Insurance Co. says some commercial properties were damaged by hail, and there are reports of crop damage.

The storm also brought strong winds of 60 mph and heavy rain.

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