8/11/2011 Imperial. NE Extrme Lightning and thunderstorm.

Severe storms with very dramatic lightning, hail, heavy rain, and tornadoes rake the northern plains on Thursday.

BNVN Weather Paparazzi Tony Laubach shot this video package that opens up with many dramatic lightning shots from around the town of Imperial as severe-warned storms moved across the region.

After lightning the footage there are various shots of after dark rain, then some daytime shots of the storm clouds over southwest Nebraska just to the west of Imperial.