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Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
1155 AM CDT FRI SEP 12 2014 /1055 AM MDT FRI SEP 12 2014/

... PRELIMINARY 24 HOUR SNOWFALL AND RAINFALL TOTALS STARTING ON
THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 11TH 2014 AT 7 AM CDT...AND ENDING FRIDAY
SEPTEMBER 12TH 2014 AT 7 AM CDT ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL
NEBRASKA...

A STRONG UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM...WHICH BROUGHT RECORD DAILY SNOWFALLS
AND RECORD EARLIEST SNOWFALLS TO OUR NORTHERN NEIGHBORS IN SOUTH
DAKOTA DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS ON THURSDAY SEPTEMBER
11TH...CONTINUED TO PROPAGATE EAST SOUTHEAST OVERNIGHT THURSDAY AND
INTO THE EARLY MORNING HOURS ON FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 12TH 2014. THIS
MOVEMENT AND THE OVERALL STRENGTH OF THE UPPER LEVEL
SYSTEM...PRODUCED WIDESPREAD LIGHT PRECIPITATION ACROSS MUCH OF
WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA OVERNIGHT THURSDAY AND INTO THE
EARLY MORNING HOURS ON FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 12TH 2014. WITH
TEMPERATURES HOVERING NEAR THE FREEZING MARK...RAIN BECAME MIXED
WITH SNOW FOR A BRIEF PERIOD DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS IN PARTS OF
THE EASTERN PANHANDLE...SANDHILLS...AND ALONG PORTIONS OF THE
INTERSTATE 80 CORRIDOR NEAR NORTH PLATTE.

WITH A TRACE OF SNOWFALL BEING OBSERVED AT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE OFFICE IN NORTH PLATTE NE PRIOR TO THE MIDNIGHT HOUR ON
THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 11TH 2014...A NEW RECORD DAILY AND EARLIEST
SNOWFALL WAS SET FOR SEPTEMBER 11TH. THE PRIOR EARLIEST SNOWFALL IN
NORTH PLATTE WAS ON SEPTEMBER 12TH...WHEN A TRACE OF SNOW FELL IN
1989.

ALONG WITH THE EARLY LIGHT SNOWFALL...MUCH OF WESTERN AND NORTH
CENTRAL NEBRASKA SAW A LONG DURATION OF LIGHT RAIN. 24 HOUR RAINFALL
TOTALS IN MOST AREAS EXCEEDED A QUARTER OF AN INCH...AND WERE AS
HIGH AS 0.68 INCHES IN O`NEILL NE.



...LOCATION...         ...COUNTY...    ...SNOWFALL...

MULLEN 16.0 SW       :    HOOKER     :      1.0
NORTH PLATTE AIRPORT :    LINCOLN    :       T
NORTH PLATTE EX FARM :    LINCOLN    :       T
NORTH PLATTE 3.6 S   :    LINCOLN    :       T
OSHKOSH 10NE         :    GARDEN     :       T


...LOCATION...         ...COUNTY...    ...RAINFALL...

O`NEILL              :    HOLT       :      0.68
O`NEILL AIRPORT      :    HOLT       :      0.62
CAMBRIDGE 7.3 N      :    FRONTIER   :      0.58
BROKEN BOW AIRPORT   :    CUSTER     :      0.56
CHAMBERS             :    HOLT       :      0.56
MERNA 11.4 W         :    CUSTER     :      0.54
EDDYVILLE 11.4 N     :    CUSTER     :      0.53
EUSTIS 7.8 SSW       :    FRONTIER   :      0.53
MERNA 7.9 WSW        :    CUSTER     :      0.52
ANSELMO 11.8 WSW     :    CUSTER     :      0.51
ELSIE 9.2 NNW        :    PERKINS    :      0.51
ANSELMO              :    CUSTER     :      0.50
BARTLETT 9 NNE       :    WHEELER    :      0.50
BERWYN 4.4 NNE       :    CUSTER     :      0.49
AINSWORTH AIRPORT    :    BROWN      :      0.48
CALLAWAY 8.0 WSW     :    CUSTER     :      0.48
ERICSON 8.0 WSW      :    GARFIELD   :      0.48
GOTHENBURG 14.0 N    :    CUSTER     :      0.47
BARTLETT 8.6 NW      :    WHEELER    :      0.46
OSHKOSH 10 NE        :    GARDEN     :      0.46
EUSTIS 2.0 NW        :    FRONTIER   :      0.46
NORTH PLATTE EX FARM :    LINCOLN    :      0.46
AINSWORTH            :    BROWN      :      0.45
NEWPORT              :    ROCK       :      0.44
BARTLETT 1.0 S       :    WHEELER    :      0.43
SUTHERLAND 0.9 NW    :    LINCOLN    :      0.42
HERSHEY 6.0 NW       :    LINCOLN    :      0.41
BUTTE                :    BOYD       :      0.41
MULLEN 0.2 ENE       :    HOOKER     :      0.40
THEDFORD AIRPORT     :    THOMAS     :      0.39
CHAMPION 5.6 SSW     :    CHASE      :      0.39
NORTH PLATTE 2.4 WNW :    LINCOLN    :      0.38
BIG SPRINGS 7.6 S    :    PERKINS    :      0.37
PAXTON 7.4 S         :    KEITH      :      0.36
MADRID 6.6 NW        :    PERKINS    :      0.36
OGALLALA AIRPORT     :    KEITH      :      0.36
LAMAR 3.4 S          :    CHASE      :      0.35
NORTH PLATTE 3.6 S   :    LINCOLN    :      0.35
WELLFLEET 7.6 NNE    :    LINCOLN    :      0.34
LISCO                :    GARDEN     :      0.33
HAYES CENTER 1.0 NW  :    HAYES      :      0.32
NORTH PLATTE AIRPORT :    LINCOLN    :      0.31
KINGSLEY DAM         :    KEITH      :      0.31
ELSIE 13.7 SE        :    HAYES      :      0.30
WALLACE 2.0 W        :    LINCOLN    :      0.30
OGALLALA             :    KEITH      :      0.30
ENDERS 3.0 W         :    CHASE      :      0.28
MADRID               :    PERKINS    :      0.28
BIG SPRINGS 4.0 W    :    DEUEL      :      0.28
STAPLETON 5.0 W      :    LOGAN      :      0.26
CHAPPELL 10.3 NNE    :    GARDEN     :      0.25
IMPERIAL AIRPORT     :    CHASE      :      0.25
IMPERIAL             :    CHASE      :      0.23
SPRINGVIEW 2.0 NW    :    KEYA PAHA  :      0.22
VALENTINE 4.0 N      :    CHERRY     :      0.19
HAY SPRINGS 13.1 SSW :    SHERIDAN   :      0.18
VALENTINE AIRPORT    :    CHERRY     :      0.13
CLINTON              :    SHERIDAN   :      0.12
CODY 0.1 NE          :    CHERRY     :      0.05
CURTIS 0.6 W         :    FRONTIER   :       T



DATA COLLECTED VIA ASOS...AWOS...COOP...COCORAHS...AND PUBLIC
REPORTS.


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