VIDEO: Twin tornadoes strike Nebraska, leave one dead

Two massive tornadoes in Nebraska have left at least one person dead and 16 others in critical condition, the Associated Press is reporting.

The tornadoes swept through the northeastern part of the state and were about a mile apart, the National Weather Service says.

[Read more: 1 dead and 16 critical after tornadoes]

 

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Two tornadoes touch down near Pilger, Nebraska, June 16, 2014. Large tornadoes hit rural areas of northeastern Nebraska on Monday afternoon, with reports of property damage, according to forecasters. (Dustin Wilcox/TwisterChaser via Reuters)

A tornado touches down near Pilger, Nebraska, on June 16, 2014.(Dustin Wilcox/TwisterChasers via Reuters)

A tornado touches down near Pilger, Nebraska, on June 16, 2014. (Dustin Wilcox/TwisterChasers via Reuters)

Two tornadoes appear in the same rural area in Nebraska on June 16, 2014. (Dustin Wilcox/TwisterChasers via Reuters)

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Ian Livingston is a forecaster/photographer and information lead for the Capital Weather Gang. By day, Ian is a defense and national security researcher at a D.C. think tank.
Jason is currently the Washington Post’s weather editor. A native Washingtonian, Jason has been a weather enthusiast since age 10.
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