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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
1109 PM CDT FRI JUN 27 2014 /1009 PM MDT FRI JUN 27 2014/

...TWO LARGE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM COMPLEXES MOVE ACROSS WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA FRIDAY NIGHT...

A POTENT UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM COMBINED WITH A VERY
UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE TO PRODUCE WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER ACROSS
WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE
RESULT WAS DAMAGING STRAIGHT LINE WINDS...ESTIMATED TO BE AS HIGH AS
100 MPH ACROSS PORTIONS OF HAYES COUNTY...THAT KNOCKED DOWN POWER
LINES AND SNAPPED TREES ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA INTO
CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRAL PORTIONS OF THE STATE. SEVERAL REPORTS OF
WINDS OF 50 TO 70 MPH WERE RECEIVED FROM THE SOUTHWEST PORTION OF
NEBRASKA NORTHWARD TO NEAR THE SOUTH DAKOTA BORDER.

IN ADDITION...HAIL TO THE SIZE OF PING PONG BALLS WAS REPORTED IN
ROSCOE. ALONG WITH THE SEVERE WEATHER...VERY HEAVY RAINFALL WAS
REPORTED IN PORTIONS OF KEITH AND ARTHUR COUNTIES CAUSING SOME
VEHICLES TO BE STRANDED IN THE OGALLALA AREA...AND WATER OVER
ROADWAYS IN A FEW LOCATIONS.

ADDITIONAL STORM REPORTS RECEIVED AS OF 11 PM CDT INCLUDE...

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0647 PM     TSTM WND GST     7 W HAYES CENTER        40.51N 101.15W
06/27/2014  E100 MPH         HAYES              NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

            HAYES COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGER REPORTED ESTIMATED 100 MPH
            WIND GUSTS. LARGE TREE LIMBS DOWN AND VERY POOR
            VISIBILITY IN HEAVY RAIN.

0655 PM     TSTM WND DMG     8 S HAYES CENTER        40.40N 101.02W
06/27/2014                   HAYES              NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

            RELAYED BY EMERGENCY MANAGER FROM HAYES COUNTY - FIRE
            DEPARTMENT REPORTED POWER LINES DOWNED BY HIGH WINDS AT
            THE JUNCTION OF HIGHWAYS 25 AND 25A. LOCATION
            APPROXIMATELY 6 MILES NORTHWEST OF PALISADE.

0715 PM     TSTM WND DMG     WALLACE                 40.84N 101.16W
06/27/2014                   LINCOLN            NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

            DELAYED REPORT...TREES DOWN IN WALLACE AND POWER LINES
            ACROSS HIGHWAY 23.

0715 PM     TSTM WND GST     WALLACE                 40.84N 101.16W
06/27/2014  E70.00 MPH       LINCOLN            NE   AMATEUR RADIO

0720 PM     TSTM WND DMG     WALLACE                 40.84N 101.16W
06/27/2014                   LINCOLN            NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            LOTS OF TREE DAMAGE BEING REPORTED IN WALLACE FROM

            THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS. REPORT RELAYED THROUGH DISPATCH.

0722 PM     TSTM WND GST     20 S SUTHERLAND         40.87N 101.13W
06/27/2014  E70.00 MPH       LINCOLN            NE   STORM CHASER

0725 PM     HAIL             ROSCOE                  41.13N 101.60W
06/27/2014  E1.50 INCH       KEITH              NE   911 CALL CENTER

0725 PM     HAIL             OGALLALA                41.13N 101.72W
06/27/2014  E1.00 INCH       KEITH              NE   911 CALL CENTER

0730 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 E WALLACE             40.84N 101.12W
06/27/2014                   LINCOLN            NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

            4 POWER POLES REPORTED SNAPPED TWO MILES WEST OF

            WALLACE...NEAR INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 23 AND HIGHWAY 25.

0730 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     5 S MOOREFIELD          40.62N 100.40W
06/27/2014                   FRONTIER           NE   STORM CHASER

            FUNNEL REACHED 1/3 WAY TO GROUND. GUSTNADO LASTED 60
            SECONDS

0734 PM     TSTM WND GST     CURTIS                  40.63N 100.51W
06/27/2014  E70.00 MPH       FRONTIER           NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

0734 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SUTHERLAND              41.16N 101.13W
06/27/2014                   LINCOLN            NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

            POWER KNOCKED OUT IN SUTHERLAND.

0739 PM     TSTM WND DMG     HERSHEY                 41.16N 101.00W
06/27/2014                   LINCOLN            NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

            DELAY REPORT...TIME ESTIMATED FROM RADAR. LARGE TREE
            LIMBS DOWN IN HERSHEY.

0743 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SUTHERLAND              41.16N 101.13W
06/27/2014                   LINCOLN            NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

            DELAYED REPORT...TIME ESTIMATED FROM RADAR...TREES AND
            POWER LINES DOWN IN SUTHERLAND.

0751 PM     TSTM WND DMG     10 W NORTH PLATTE       41.13N 100.96W
06/27/2014                   LINCOLN            NE   AMATEUR RADIO

            TREE BRANCHES OF 4 TO 6 INCHES IN DIAMETER DOWN.

0754 PM     TSTM WND DMG     11 W NORTH PLATTE       41.13N 100.98W
06/27/2014                   LINCOLN            NE   AMATEUR RADIO

            TREE BRANCHES DOWN - 8 INCH BRANCHES BLOCKING THE ROAD
            AND 4 INCH BRANCHES SCATTERED ABOUT THE ROAD.

0754 PM     TSTM WND DMG     10 W NORTH PLATTE       41.13N 100.96W
06/27/2014                   LINCOLN            NE   AMATEUR RADIO

            TREE BRANCH OF 8 INCHES IN DIAMETER DOWN ON NORTH RIVER
            ROAD.

0755 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SUTHERLAND              41.16N 101.13W
06/27/2014                   LINCOLN            NE   PUBLIC

            TREE DAMAGE IN SUTHERLAND. TREES REPORTED FLYING BY
            HOUSE.

0800 PM     TSTM WND GST     9 N BRADY               41.15N 100.37W
06/27/2014  E60.00 MPH       LINCOLN            NE   PUBLIC

            ESTIMATED WIND SPEEDS OF 50 TO 60 MPH

0806 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SUTHERLAND              41.16N 101.13W
06/27/2014                   LINCOLN            NE   AMATEUR RADIO

            TREE TRUNK SNAPPED AT HWY 30 AND WALNUT ST.

0825 PM     TSTM WND GST     12 NNW STAPLETON        41.64N 100.60W
06/27/2014  E60.00 MPH       LOGAN              NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

0830 PM     TSTM WND DMG     CALLAWAY                41.29N 99.92W
06/27/2014                   CUSTER             NE   PUBLIC

            4-6 INCH TREE BRANCHES DOWN

0900 PM     TSTM WND GST     4 SE PURDUM             42.03N 100.20W
06/27/2014  E60.00 MPH       BLAINE             NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

0925 PM     FLASH FLOOD      OGALLALA                41.13N 101.72W
06/27/2014                   KEITH              NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            SEVERAL STRANDED VEHICLES DUE TO HIGH WATER FROM HEAVY
            RAINFALL IN OGALLALA. HIGHWAY 30 NEAR ROSCOE HAD WATER
            OVER THE ROAD SURFACE ON THE WEST AND EAST APPROACHES.

1015 PM     HEAVY RAIN       MULLEN                  42.04N 101.04W
06/27/2014  M1.46 INCH       HOOKER             NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

            STORM TOTAL RAINFALL HAS BEEN 1.46 INCHES IN
            MULLEN...THROUGH 1015 PM CDT.

1020 PM     TSTM WND GST     VALENTINE               42.87N 100.55W
06/27/2014  M58.00 MPH       CHERRY             NE   ASOS

            PEAK WIND GUST AT KVTN WAS 50 KTS.

IF YOU EXPERIENCED STORM IMPACTS SUCH AS 1 INCH DIAMETER HAIL OR
LARGER...WINDS TO 58 MPH OR GREATER...OR TORNADOES...PROVIDE YOUR
INFORMATION TO THE NORTH PLATTE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY
CALLING 1-308-532-0921. YOU CAN ALSO POST YOUR INFORMATION ON OUR
FACEBOOK OR TWITTER PAGES.

STORM REPORTS ARE PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE PENDING FINAL
REVIEW OF THE EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN NWS STORM DATA.

$$

JWS





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