08julAll DaySilver Creek (Polk/Merrick Counties, NE)


Start Time:  11:29 pm CDT

End Time:  11:36 pm CDT

Rating:  EF0

Estimated Peak Winds:  85 mph

Path length:  4.1 miles

Width:  130 yards

Fatalities: 0

Injuries:  0

County:  Polk, Merrick

State:  Nebraska

Start Lat/Lon:  41.2229 / -97.6998

End Lat/Lon:  41.3397 / -97.6245

A brief tornado occurred north of Silver Creek on July 8. Along its 4 mile path, damage was mostly confined to trees with only minor structural damage. Center pivots along or close to the path of the tornado were overturned. Thanks to the Region 44 Emergency Manager for her assistance with the survey.


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