Shelly Nelson (TRC - Nebraska Affiliate)
- Age: 45
- Started Chasing: 2014
- Tornados seen: 5
- Largest Rating Chased:EF4
- Closest distance: 1 mile
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Shelly is 45 years old, born and raised in Sioux City, IA, moved to Ponca, NE in 2009...
Graduated from North High School and went to Western Iowa Tech Community College and graduated with her R.N, a year later finished her BSN in nursing. Shelly is a first responder & training in trama. Shelly became interested in weather at an early age. stormy days she would sit outside and watch storms from her front porch. Love how mother nature is so powerful and so unpredictable. Her first chase season was 2014, Pilger, NE & the next day Coleridge, NE. Shelly is also married to Brian Nelson. They are the founders of Northeast Nebraska Storm Chasers. Weather has become a great passion to Shelly, not just weather, the safety to others. When not chasing, Shelly's other passions are hunting & fishing and spending time with her kids and grandson.