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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
440 PM CST WED FEB 04 2015 /340 PM MST WED FEB 04 2015/

...SNOWFALL REPORTS FROM LATE FEBRUARY 3RD THROUGH FEBRUARY 4TH 2015
ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA...

A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE AND ARCTIC COLD FRONT...WHICH
ORIGINATED OVER THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST...MOVED ACROSS THE NORTHERN
ROCKIES LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...AND OVER THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
PLAINS DURING THE DAYTIME ON WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 4TH. A BAND OF
MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW DEVELOPED IN RESPONSE TO THIS STRONG UPPER
LEVEL DISTURBANCE...AFFECTING PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL
NEBRASKA DURING THE LATE EVENING HOURS ON TUESDAY FEBRUARY 3RD 2015
THROUGH THE DAYTIME HOURS OF WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 4TH 2015. THE
HEAVIEST BAND OF SNOWFALL...ORIENTATED ITSELF FROM WEST TO EAST ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE EASTERN PANHANDLE...SANDHILLS...AND JUST NORTH OF THE
INTERSTATE 80 CORRIDOR. LIGHTER SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WERE SEEN NORTH AND
SOUTH OF THIS HEAVIEST BAND. THE HIGHEST SNOWFALL REPORT FROM THE
REGION WAS REPORTED 8.0 MILES WSW OF CALLAWAY...WHERE 10.0 INCHES OF
SNOW FELL.

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

0418 AM     SNOW             BRADY                   41.02N 100.37W
02/04/2015  M1.7 INCH        LINCOLN            NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

            TOTAL AS OF 4 AM CST

0605 AM     SNOW             3 ENE NORTH PLATTE      41.15N 100.72W
02/04/2015  M4.4 INCH        LINCOLN            NE   OFFICIAL NWS OBS

            STORM TOTAL AS OF 6 AM CST

0610 AM     SNOW             2 W NORTH PLATTE        41.13N 100.81W
02/04/2015  M5.0 INCH        LINCOLN            NE   NWS EMPLOYEE

0700 AM     HEAVY SNOW       1 NW NORTH PLATTE       41.14N 100.79W
02/04/2015  M7.0 INCH        LINCOLN            NE   COCORAHS

0700 AM     HEAVY SNOW       2 SE ANSELMO            41.60N 99.84W
02/04/2015  M6.0 INCH        CUSTER             NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

0700 AM     SNOW             BURWELL                 41.78N 99.13W
02/04/2015  M3.0 INCH        GARFIELD           NE   COCORAHS

0700 AM     HEAVY SNOW       KINGSLEY DAM            41.21N 101.66W
02/04/2015  M6.3 INCH        KEITH              NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

0700 AM     HEAVY SNOW       1 NW NORTH PLATTE       41.14N 100.79W
02/04/2015  M7.0 INCH        LINCOLN            NE   COCORAHS

0700 AM     SNOW             9 NW ANSELMO            41.71N 99.99W
02/04/2015  M5.0 INCH        CUSTER             NE   COCORAHS

0703 AM     HEAVY SNOW       5 W STAPLETON           41.48N 100.61W
02/04/2015  M9.0 INCH        LOGAN              NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

0703 AM     SNOW             CODY                    42.94N 101.25W
02/04/2015  M1.5 INCH        CHERRY             NE   PUBLIC

0730 AM     SNOW             CHAMBERS                42.21N 98.75W
02/04/2015  M2.0 INCH        HOLT               NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

0730 AM     HEAVY SNOW       8 WSW CALLAWAY          41.25N 100.06W
02/04/2015  M8.5 INCH        CUSTER             NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

0741 AM     SNOW             ROSCOE                  41.13N 101.60W
02/04/2015  M5.1 INCH        KEITH              NE   PUBLIC

0755 AM     SNOW             10 NW ANSELMO           41.72N 100.00W
02/04/2015  M5.0 INCH        CUSTER             NE   PUBLIC

0800 AM     SNOW             MADRID                  40.85N 101.54W
02/04/2015  M2.1 INCH        PERKINS            NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

0800 AM     HEAVY SNOW       ARNOLD                  41.42N 100.19W
02/04/2015  M7.0 INCH        CUSTER             NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

0800 AM     SNOW             LISCO                   41.50N 102.62W
02/04/2015  M4.0 INCH        GARDEN             NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

0800 AM     SNOW             2 NW EUSTIS             40.68N 100.06W
02/04/2015  M0.7 INCH        FRONTIER           NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

0800 AM     HEAVY SNOW       10 S ANSLEY             41.14N 99.38W
02/04/2015  E7.0 INCH        CUSTER             NE   PUBLIC

            REPORT RELAYED BY MEDIA. MEASURED 6 TO 8 INCHES WITH
            DRIFTS TO 2 FEET

0800 AM     HEAVY SNOW       GANDY                   41.47N 100.46W
02/04/2015  E7.0 INCH        LOGAN              NE   PUBLIC

0800 AM     SNOW             26 N WHITMAN            42.42N 101.54W
02/04/2015  M4.0 INCH        CHERRY             NE   COCORAHS

0800 AM     SNOW             2 W OGALLALA            41.13N 101.76W
02/04/2015  M5.0 INCH        KEITH              NE   COCORAHS

0800 AM     SNOW             4 W BIG SPRINGS         41.06N 102.15W
02/04/2015  M2.8 INCH        DEUEL              NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

0800 AM     SNOW             IMPERIAL                40.52N 101.64W
02/04/2015  M0.3 INCH        CHASE              NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

0800 AM     SNOW             3 ENE NORTH PLATTE      41.15N 100.72W
02/04/2015  M5.9 INCH        LINCOLN            NE   OFFICIAL NWS OBS

            STORM TOTAL AS OF 8AM CST

0825 AM     SNOW             DUNNING                 41.83N 100.10W
02/04/2015  E5.5 INCH        BLAINE             NE   PUBLIC

            MEASURED 5 TO 6 INCHES. REPORT RELAYED BY MEDIA

0829 AM     HEAVY SNOW       9 WNW NORTH PLATTE      41.18N 100.93W
02/04/2015  M7.8 INCH        LINCOLN            NE   PUBLIC

0830 AM     SNOW             PAXTON                  41.12N 101.36W
02/04/2015  M5.0 INCH        KEITH              NE   PUBLIC

0830 AM     HEAVY SNOW       1 N SUTHERLAND          41.17N 101.13W
02/04/2015  M7.0 INCH        LINCOLN            NE   COCORAHS

0830 AM     SNOW             5 WNW IMPERIAL          40.54N 101.73W
02/04/2015  M0.5 INCH        CHASE              NE   COCORAHS

0837 AM     SNOW             5 N MERRIMAN            42.99N 101.70W
02/04/2015  M0.5 INCH        CHERRY             NE   PUBLIC

0839 AM     SNOW             22 SW VALENTINE         42.65N 100.86W
02/04/2015  M1.5 INCH        CHERRY             NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

            MERRIT RESERVOIR DAM REPORTED 1.5 INCHES OF SNOW FROM
            LAST NIGHT.

0840 AM     SNOW             THEDFORD                41.98N 100.57W
02/04/2015  M5.0 INCH        THOMAS             NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0840 AM     SNOW             TAYLOR                  41.77N 99.38W
02/04/2015  M3.0 INCH        LOUP               NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0850 AM     HEAVY SNOW       10 NE OSHKOSH           41.51N 102.21W
02/04/2015  M6.0 INCH        GARDEN             NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

0850 AM     SNOW             1 S HYANNIS             41.99N 101.76W
02/04/2015  M7.0 INCH        GRANT              NE   PUBLIC

0850 AM     SNOW             17 SSW WHITMAN          41.82N 101.66W
02/04/2015  M7.0 INCH        GRANT              NE   PUBLIC

            SNOWFALL 6 TO 8 INCHES.

0901 AM     SNOW             5 NE WHITMAN            42.10N 101.47W
02/04/2015  E6.0 INCH        CHERRY             NE   PUBLIC

0901 AM     SNOW             14 SE MULLEN            41.90N 100.85W
02/04/2015  E4.0 INCH        HOOKER             NE   PUBLIC

            NEW SNOW OF 4 INCHES WITH SNOW DEPTH ESTIMATED AT 12
            INCHES.

0901 AM     SNOW             19 WSW MULLEN           41.94N 101.38W
02/04/2015  M6.0 INCH        HOOKER             NE   PUBLIC

0901 AM     HEAVY SNOW       TRYON                   41.56N 100.94W
02/04/2015  E6.0 INCH        MCPHERSON          NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0904 AM     SNOW             BREWSTER                41.94N 99.87W
02/04/2015  E3.0 INCH        BLAINE             NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0922 AM     HEAVY SNOW       ARTHUR                  41.57N 101.69W
02/04/2015  M7.0 INCH        ARTHUR             NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

0924 AM     SNOW             14 S THEDFORD           41.78N 100.57W
02/04/2015  E2.0 INCH        THOMAS             NE   PUBLIC

0930 AM     HEAVY SNOW       13 ENE TRYON            41.63N 100.71W
02/04/2015  E9.0 INCH        LOGAN              NE   PUBLIC

0930 AM     HEAVY SNOW       16 SW MULLEN            41.88N 101.26W
02/04/2015  M7.0 INCH        HOOKER             NE   PUBLIC

0938 AM     SNOW             9 S HALSEY              41.77N 100.27W
02/04/2015  E3.0 INCH        THOMAS             NE   PUBLIC

0938 AM     HEAVY SNOW       9 ENE ELSMERE           42.21N 100.02W
02/04/2015  E6.0 INCH        BROWN              NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

0946 AM     HEAVY SNOW       1 W NORTH PLATTE        41.13N 100.79W
02/04/2015  M6.1 INCH        LINCOLN            NE   COCORAHS

0947 AM     SNOW             15 NE THEDFORD          42.13N 100.37W
02/04/2015  E4.0 INCH        CHERRY             NE   PUBLIC

0957 AM     SNOW             4 SW DUNNING            41.79N 100.16W
02/04/2015  M6.0 INCH        BLAINE             NE   PUBLIC

0959 AM     SNOW             12 N DUNNING            42.00N 100.10W
02/04/2015  E5.0 INCH        BLAINE             NE   PUBLIC

1001 AM     SNOW             8 E BREWSTER            41.94N 99.71W
02/04/2015  E3.0 INCH        BLAINE             NE   PUBLIC

1007 AM     SNOW             4 N THEDFORD            42.04N 100.57W
02/04/2015  E5.0 INCH        THOMAS             NE   PUBLIC

1009 AM     SNOW             WHITMAN                 42.04N 101.54W
02/04/2015  M6.5 INCH        GRANT              NE   PUBLIC

1010 AM     HEAVY SNOW       2 W BROKEN BOW          41.41N 99.68W
02/04/2015  M6.0 INCH        CUSTER             NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

1010 AM     SNOW             MERNA                   41.48N 99.76W
02/04/2015  E5.0 INCH        CUSTER             NE   PUBLIC

1010 AM     SNOW             10 SE DUNNING           41.73N 99.97W
02/04/2015  E3.0 INCH        CUSTER             NE   PUBLIC

1018 AM     HEAVY SNOW       15 NNE NORTH PLATTE     41.33N 100.66W
02/04/2015  M9.0 INCH        LINCOLN            NE   NWS EMPLOYEE

            DRIFTS TO 2 FEET

1034 AM     HEAVY SNOW       10 SSE ASHBY            41.89N 101.86W
02/04/2015  E9.0 INCH        GRANT              NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

1035 AM     HEAVY SNOW       10 SE ARTHUR            41.47N 101.56W
02/04/2015  M8.0 INCH        ARTHUR             NE   PUBLIC

1045 AM     SNOW             1 S BARTLETT            41.87N 98.55W
02/04/2015  M1.9 INCH        WHEELER            NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

1045 AM     SNOW             4 NNE BERWYN            41.40N 99.47W
02/04/2015  M5.4 INCH        CUSTER             NE   COCORAHS

1048 AM     SNOW             10 NE THEDFORD          42.08N 100.44W
02/04/2015  E4.0 INCH        THOMAS             NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

1048 AM     HEAVY SNOW       CALLAWAY                41.29N 99.92W
02/04/2015  M8.5 INCH        CUSTER             NE   COCORAHS

1056 AM     HEAVY SNOW       8 WSW CALLAWAY          41.25N 100.06W
02/04/2015  M10.0 INCH       CUSTER             NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

            UPDATED STORM TOTAL

1100 AM     SNOW             5 SSE HERSHEY           41.09N 100.96W
02/04/2015  M4.6 INCH        LINCOLN            NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

1101 AM     HEAVY SNOW       13 W TRYON              41.56N 101.20W
02/04/2015  E9.0 INCH        MCPHERSON          NE   PUBLIC

1107 AM     SNOW             WELLFLEET               40.75N 100.73W
02/04/2015  E2.0 INCH        LINCOLN            NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

1109 AM     SNOW             BRADY                   41.02N 100.37W
02/04/2015  E5.5 INCH        LINCOLN            NE   POST OFFICE

1120 AM     HEAVY SNOW       12 SW CALLAWAY          41.17N 100.08W
02/04/2015  M9.5 INCH        CUSTER             NE   COCORAHS

1120 AM     SNOW             8 SW MADRID             40.77N 101.65W
02/04/2015  E0.6 INCH        PERKINS            NE   COCORAHS

1149 AM     SNOW             6 N GORDON              42.89N 102.20W
02/04/2015  M1.5 INCH        SHERIDAN           NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

0125 PM     SNOW             OGALLALA                41.13N 101.72W
02/04/2015  M4.0 INCH        KEITH              NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

            4.0 INCHES OF SNOW WITH 0.4 INCHES OF LIQUID
            PRECIPITATION.

0206 PM     SNOW             2 W NORTH PLATTE        41.13N 100.81W
02/04/2015  M6.8 INCH        LINCOLN            NE   PUBLIC

            STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS 6.8 INCHES, WITH 0.57 INCHES OF
            LIQUID WATER EQUIVALENT
....................................................................

&&

THE TOTALS BELOW ARE SEPARATED INTO SNOW...AND ICE AND SLEET
CATEGORIES...THEN BY AMOUNT...AND ARE NOT NECESSARILY THE
FINAL AMOUNT FOR EACH LOCATION.


SNOW REPORTS LISTED BY AMOUNT

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..............         ............    .................
..............         ............    .................
...LOCATION...         ...COUNTY...    ..SNOWFALL (IN)..
..............         ............    .................
........................................................


CALLAWAY 8.0 WSW     :    CUSTER     :       10.0
CALLAWAY 12.0 SW     :    CUSTER     :        9.5
STAPLETON 9.0 W      :    LOGAN      :        9.0
TRYON 13.0 ENE       :    LOGAN      :        9.0
NORTH PLATTE 15.0 NNE:    LINCOLN    :        9.0
ASHBY 10.0 SSE       :    GRANT      :        9.0
TRYON 13.0 W         :    MCPHERSON  :        9.0
CALLAWAY             :    CUSTER     :        8.5
ARTHUR 10.0 SE       :    ARTHUR     :        8.0
NORTH PLATTE 9.0 WNW :    LINCOLN    :        7.8
NORTH PLATTE 1.0 NW  :    LINCOLN    :        7.0
ARNOLD               :    CUSTER     :        7.0
ANSLEY 10.0 S        :    CUSTER     :        7.0
GANDY                :    LOGAN      :        7.0
SUTHERLAND 1.0 N     :    LINCOLN    :        7.0
HYANNIS 1.0 S        :    GRANT      :        7.0
WHITMAN 17.0 SSW     :    GRANT      :        7.0
ARTHUR               :    ARTHUR     :        7.0
MULLEN 16.0 SW       :    HOOKER     :        7.0
NORTH PLATTE 2.0 W   :    LINCOLN    :        6.8
WHITMAN              :    GRANT      :        6.5
KINGSLEY DAM         :    KEITH      :        6.3
NORTH PLATTE 1.0 W   :    LINCOLN    :        6.1
ANSELMO 2.0 SE       :    CUSTER     :        6.0
OSHKOSH 10.0 NE      :    GARDEN     :        6.0
WHITMAN 5.0 NE       :    CHERRY     :        6.0
MULLEN 19.0 WSW      :    HOOKER     :        6.0
TRYON                :    MCPHERSON  :        6.0
ELSMERE 9.0 ENE      :    BROWN      :        6.0
DUNNING 4.0 SW       :    BLAINE     :        6.0
BROKEN BOW 2.0 W     :    CUSTER     :        6.0
NORTH PLATTE AIRPORT :    LINCOLN    :        5.9
DUNNING              :    BLAINE     :        5.5
BRADY POST OFFICE    :    LINCOLN    :        5.5
BRADY                :    LINCOLN    :        5.2
BERWYN 4.0 NNE       :    CUSTER     :        5.4
ROSCOE               :    KEITH      :        5.1
ANSELMO 10.0 NW      :    CUSTER     :        5.0
ANSELMO 9.0 NW       :    CUSTER     :        5.0
OGALLALA 2.0 W       :    KEITH      :        5.0
PAXTON               :    KEITH      :        5.0
THEDFORD             :    THOMASE    :        5.0
DUNNING 12.0 N       :    BLAINE     :        5.0
THEDFORD 4.0 N       :    THOMAS     :        5.0
MERNA                :    CUSTER     :        5.0
HERSHEY 5.0 SSE      :    LINCOLN    :        4.6
LISCO                :    GARDEN     :        4.0
WHITMAN 26.0 N       :    CHERRY     :        4.0
MULLEN 14.0 SE       :    HOOKER     :        4.0
THEDFORD 15.0 NE     :    CHERRY     :        4.0
THEDFORD 10.0 NE     :    THOMAS     :        4.0
OGALLALA             :    KEITH      :        4.0
BURWELL              :    GARFIELD   :        3.0
TAYLOR               :    LOUP       :        3.0
BREWSTER             :    BLAINE     :        3.0
HALSEY 9.0 S         :    THOMAS     :        3.0
BREWSTER 8.0 E       :    BLAINE     :        3.0
DUNNING 10.0 SE      :    CUSTER     :        3.0
BIG SPRINGS 4.0 W    :    DEUEL      :        2.8
MADRID               :    PERKINS    :        2.1
CHAMBERS             :    HOLT       :        2.0
THEDFORD 14.0 S      :    THOMAS     :        2.0
WELLFLEET            :    LINCOLN    :        2.0
BARTLETT 1.0 S       :    WHEELER    :        1.9
CODY                 :    CHERRY     :        1.5
MERRIT RESERVOIR DAM :    CHERRY     :        1.5
GORDON 6.0 N         :    SHERIDAN   :        1.5
EUSTIS 2.0 NW        :    FRONTIER   :        0.7
MADRID 8.0 SW        :    PERKINS    :        0.6
IMPERIAL 5.0 WNW     :    CHASE      :        0.5
MERRIMAN 5.0 N       :    CHERRY     :        0.5
IMPERIAL             :    CHASE      :        0.3


DATA COLLECTED VIA COOP AND PUBLIC REPORTS.

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