NORFOLK, Neb. -- While much of the state is dealing with wildfires, the northeast region of Nebraska is also dealing with severe thunderstorms and tornado warnings.

Madison, Wayne, Pierce, Antelope, Cedar, Boone and Stanton Counties were in tornado warnings severe until 6:15 p.m. CT. All of those counties, in addition to Cedar, Dakota and Dixon, were in severe thunderstorm warnings as well. Those warnings have since expired.

A tornado was confirmed near Battle Creek before 6:00 p.m. CT, according to weather spotters.

Weather spotters also confirmed rotation over Winside, though there have been no reports of touchdown at this time.

A total of 69 of Nebraska's 93 counties are also in a red flag warning at this time.

Stay tuned to News Channel Nebraska for updates.