The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Cheyenne County in the Panhandle of Nebraska...

* Until 245 PM MDT.

* At 159 PM MDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Sidney
Airport, or near Sidney, and is nearly stationary. Numeous
additional strong to severe thunderstorms are occurring over
western Cheyenne County.

HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
Sidney, Potter, Colton, Brownson, Sidney Airport and Lorenzo.

This includes Interstate 80 in Nebraska between mile markers 36 and
68.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 800 PM MDT for the Panhandle
of Nebraska.

Prepare immediately for large hail and damaging winds. People outside
should move immediately to shelter inside a strong building. Stay
away from windows.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 800 PM MDT for the Panhandle
of Nebraska.