Find out more about this Tornadic events
at the bottom of the article.
In the video/gif below, watch the June 2014 Pilger, Nebraska (NE) Tornado hurl a house through the air.
The full video is unavailable at this time, however we know the footage was captured by TVNweather.com.
a warm and humid atmosphere returned to the central and northern parts of the
Plains on the 16th June.
Thunderstorms developed during the morning over central and eastern NE which subsequently moved into western Iowa by the afternoon – early.
The thunderstorms were severe with large hail – some of which was tennis ball size.
above mentioned morning thunderstorm left a boundary between rain-cooled air to
the north and a humid air mass to the south – over eastern NE.
The combination of this boundary and a robust vertical wind shear which lead to a volatile atmosphere1 by the middle of the afternoon over the area on the 16th June 2014.
1: favourable for supercell
thunderstorms capable of producing Tornadoes.
after 2pm (CDT), thunderstorms began to develop in the atmosphere to the
northwest of Columbus, NE.
above mentioned area of scattered thunderstorms quickly developed into one very
powerful supercell over Stanton County, NE that tracked throughout the
The supercell thunderstorm produced a total of five Tornadoes, four of which were violent.
The Tornadoes resulted in two deaths, a number injured and millions of dollars in damage.
Suffice to say that this Tornadic event is known for the twin Pilger, NE Tornadoes – find four relating videos below.