Clean up is underway across eastern parts of the state as a powerful storm damaged trees, vehicles and homes Thursday afternoon.
Eppley Airfield in Omaha was hit hard. Baseball sized hail and 92 mile-per-hour winds damaged at least seven airplanes and delayed 35 flights. Over 2,700 passengers were impacted by the storm. The South Concourse has roof damage and that closed four gate areas. The majority of the vehicles parked in the surface parking lot at Eppley have damage including shattered windshields.
At the height of the storm more than 8,000 power outages were reported in Omaha.
Across the river in Council Bluffs the storm downed power lines, trees and power poles. Flooded streets stranded vehicles and an ambulance was stalled in high water and mud for more than 90 minutes. It was not transporting a patient.
Iowa Western Community College was hit with softball sized hail that pounded a parking lot with dozens of vehicles breaking windows and countless dents. MidAmerican Energy reported more than 5,000 customers without power and there some are still without service.
No injuries or deaths were reported during these back-to-back storms.