SIDNEY, NE - High wind gusts caused damage in Sidney Wednesday afternoon. 

These photos were taken in Sidney near the intersection of 15th and Maple Streets near downtown as well as on Linden Street.

They show trees branches snapped off trunks and laying in the street. 

Cheyenne County and surrounding counties were put into a Severe Thunderstorm Warning Wednesday evening as winds in the area gusted around 70 miles per hour and higher in some areas. 

Weatherology Meteorologist Ray Miller told News Channel Nebraska there was a 94 mile per hour wind gust recorded at the Sidney Airport.