The severe thunderstorms that rolled through south-central and southeastern Nebraska created localized flooding, forcing the evacuation of a nursing home.
The Thayer County Emergency Management Office reports minor flooding in Hebron and Deshler. Emergency responders helped 45 residents of the Meadowlark Heights Assisted Living Home in Deshler to leave the home when floodwaters threatened it. The residents spent the night at the Deshler High School. They have since returned home.
Officials at Deshler Public Schools canceled classes today.
The National Weather Service reports six to eight inches of rain fell in the Deshler area. U.S. Highway 136 closed for a time due to flooding. It has reopened.