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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
1114 AM CDT SUN APR 17 2016

...RAINFALL REPORTS ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA THROUGH
8AM SUNDAY APRIL 17TH 2016...

A NEARLY STATIONARY UPPER LEVEL LOW...CONTINUED TO SPIN OVER THE
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN ROCKIES SATURDAY AND SATUDAY NIGHT. PERIODS OF
SHOWERS FELL ACROSS THE AREA AND SOME CONTAINED MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL.
RAINFALL HAS TEMPORAIRLY ENDED ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN AND WESTERN NEBRASKA
SUNDAY MORNING...AND IS EXPECTED TO RE DEVELOP LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
HOWEVER...THE GREATEST THREAT FOR HEAVY RAIN TODAY IS GENERALLY EAST
OF A BRADY TO VALENTINE LINE. OVER THE NEXT 24 TO 72 HOURS...THE
UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL BEGIN TO LIFT SLOWLY EAST ONTO THE CENTRAL
PLAINS. AS THIS FEATURE TRACKS EAST OF THE ROCKIES...THE THREAT FOR
PRECIPITATION WILL LINGER INTO THE MIDDLE OF THE WEEK.

A PRELIMINARY RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM RAINFALL OF 1.49 INCHES WAS SET
AT THE NORTH PLATTE NE AIRPORT YESTERDAY...SATURDAY...APRIL 16TH
2016. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 0.88 INCHES SET BACK IN 1930.

A PRELIMINARY RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM RAINFALL OF 1.87 INCHES WAS SET
AT THE IMPERIAL NE AIRPORT YESTERDAY...SATURDAY...APRIL 16TH 2016.
THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 0.62 INCHES SET BACK IN 1945.

BELOW ARE 24 AND 48 HOUR PRECIPITATION TOTALS ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH
CENTRAL NEBRASKA ENDING AT 8 AM CDT ON SUNDAY APRIL 17 2016. THESE
REPORTS ARE A COMBINATION OF PUBLIC REPORTS...AWOS...ASOS...
COCORAHS REPORTS...RAWS AND COOPERATIVE OBSERVERS. THESE STATIONS DO
HAVE DIFFERING DEGREES OF EXPOSURE AND NOT ALL DATA IS CONSIDERED OFFICIAL.

................................................
......................   .......24 HOUR.........
.......LOCATION.......   ...(SATURDAY-SUNDAY)...
......................   ...RAINFALL REPORTS....
................................................

CAMBRIDGE 7N           :        4.55 IN
EUSTIS 4WNW            :        4.16 IN
EUSTIS 8SSW            :        3.94 IN
EUSTIS 2NW             :        3.85 IN
CURTIS 6.5 SE          :        3.70 IN
EDDYVILLE 11N          :        3.38 IN
MASON CITY             :        3.00 IN
13 N MCCOOK            :        2.77 IN
CURTIS 9S              :        2.60 IN
ELSIE 9.2 NNW          :        2.60 IN
CURTIS 1W              :        2.49 IN
ERICSON 6WNW           :        2.40 IN
NORTH PLATTE 1WNW      :        2.40 IN
CALLAWAY 8WSW          :        2.31 IN
BROKEN BOW AIRPORT     :        2.27 IN
WALLACE 9.9 S          :        2.27 IN
7 SSW NORTH PLATTE     :        2.24 IN
NORTH PLATTE 4S        :        2.24 IN
HERSHEY 2SE            :        2.21 IN
WAUNETA 5E             :        2.19 IN
SUTHERLAND 1NW         :        2.17 IN
BERWYN 4NNE            :        2.15 IN
BURWELL 2SSW           :        2.10 IN
NORTH PLATTE 2S        :        2.10 IN
CALLAWAY               :        2.09 IN
WALLACE 2W             :        2.05 IN
SUTHERLAND 1N          :        2.00 IN
NORTH PLATTE 1WNW      :        2.00 IN
7 NNE WELLFLEET        :        1.96 IN
NORTH PLATTE 1W        :        1.95 IN
4 ENE WELLFLEET        :        1.93 IN
IMPERIAL AIRPORT       :        1.87 IN
HAYES CENTER           :        1.87 IN
WALLACE 9WSW           :        1.85 IN
6 SW CHAMPION          :        1.82 IN
4 NE SUTHERLAND        :        1.81 IN
ANSELMO 2SE            :        1.80 IN
BURWELL 10WNW          :        1.75 IN
ANSELMO 12WSW          :        1.74 IN
PAXTON 4NE             :        1.69 IN
13 N WAUNETA           :        1.68 IN
GRANT 1NNE             :        1.66 IN
ARTHUR 15E             :        1.62 IN
NORTH PLATTE 6NE       :        1.59 IN
BROKEN BOW AIRPORT     :        1.57 IN
HALSEY 2W              :        1.57 IN
ANSELMO 9NW            :        1.56 IN
IMPERIAL               :        1.56 IN
CHAMBERS               :        1.55 IN
MADRID 8SW             :        1.54 IN
BARTLETT 9NE           :        1.54 IN
BURWELL 20.4 NNE       :        1.53 IN
CHAMBERS 4E            :        1.52 IN
NEWPORT                :        1.52 IN
3 ENE GRANT            :        1.52 IN
ELSIE 13SSW            :        1.50 IN
NORTH PLATTE AIRPORT   :        1.49 IN
MERNA 7WNW             :        1.49 IN
7 S PAXTON             :        1.49 IN
ENDERS 1NNW            :        1.46 IN
CHAMBERS               :        1.45 IN
9 WSW EWING            :        1.38 IN
GRANT                  :        1.38 IN
MADRID                 :        1.35 IN
NORTH PLATTE 3ENE      :        1.35 IN
STAPLETON              :        1.34 IN
MERNA 11W              :        1.32 IN
HALSEY                 :        1.30 IN
STAPLETON 5W           :        1.30 IN
ATKINSON               :        1.25 IN
1 ENE VALENTINE        :        1.25 IN
VALENTINE 1W           :        1.22 IN
BUTTE                  :        1.20 IN
OGALLALA 2W            :        1.17 IN
VALENTINE 27S          :        1.16 IN
VALENTINE AIRPORT      :        1.15 IN
BIG SPRINGS 4WSW       :        1.09 IN
LISCO                  :        1.08 IN
BUTTE                  :        1.07 IN
OGALLALA AIRPORT       :        1.06 IN
OSHKOSH 10NE           :        1.06 IN
BIG SPRINGS            :        1.02 IN
VALENTINE 1ENE         :        1.02 IN
AINSWORTH AIRPORT      :        1.00 IN
CHAPPELL 10NNE         :        1.00 IN
2 NNE CHAPPELL         :        0.97 IN
SPRINGVIEW             :        0.95 IN
2 S MULLEN             :        0.94 IN
ONEILL AIRPORT         :        0.92 IN
VALENTINE 1W           :        0.89 IN
RUSHVILLE 5.3 ESE      :        0.84 IN
GORDON 6N              :        0.80 IN
WHITMAN 5ENE           :        0.80 IN
OGALLALA               :        0.78 IN
PALISADE 1NNW          :        0.68 IN
VALENTINE AIRPORT      :        0.66 IN
THEDFORD AIRPORT       :        0.62 IN
GORDON 8ESE            :        0.54 IN
KILGORE 1NE            :        0.50 IN
CRESCENT LAKE          :        0.48 IN
EWING                  :        0.38 IN
CLINTON                :        0.36 IN

&&

................................................
......................   .......48 HOUR.........
.......LOCATION.......   ...(FRIDAY-SATURDAY)...
......................   ...RAINFALL REPORTS....
................................................

6 SW CHAMPION          :        4.93 IN
WAUNETA 5E             :        4.86 IN
WALLACE 9.9 S          :        4.84 IN
CAMBRIDGE 7N           :        4.75 IN
CURTIS 6.5 SE          :        4.72 IN
PALISADE 4.0 ENE       :        4.59 IN
ELSIE 9.2 NNW          :        4.55 IN
NORTH PLATTE 1WNW      :        4.54 IN
EUSTIS 4WNW            :        4.45 IN
HAYES CENTER           :        4.38 IN
4 NNE ENDERS           :        4.34 IN
7 SSW NORTH PLATTE     :        4.33 IN
NORTH PLATTE 4S        :        4.31 IN
NORTH PLATTE 2S        :        4.22 IN
MADRID                 :        4.15 IN
EUSTIS 8SSW            :        4.13 IN
IMPERIAL               :        4.13 IN
EUSTIS 2NW             :        4.04 IN
3 NE ELSIE             :        4.02 IN
MADRID 8SW             :        3.96 IN
ENDERS 1NNW            :        3.88 IN
NORTH PLATTE 1W        :        3.88 IN
7 NNE LAMAR            :        3.83 IN
3 ENE GRANT            :        3.82 IN
SUTHERLAND 8WSW        :        3.78 IN
IMPERIAL AIRPORT       :        3.76 IN
GRANT 3S               :        3.76 IN
GRANT 1NNE             :        3.76 IN
NORTH PLATTE 1WNW      :        3.75 IN
IMPERIAL 13ENE         :        3.71 IN
ARTHUR 15E             :        3.69 IN
CURTIS 1W              :        3.63 IN
CURTIS 9S              :        3.63 IN
WALLACE 9WSW           :        3.63 IN
HERSHEY 2SE            :        3.54 IN
7 NNE WELLFLEET        :        3.51 IN
LAMAR 3S               :        3.50 IN
WALLACE 2W             :        3.50 IN
GRANT                  :        3.45 IN
NORTH PLATTE 6NE       :        3.43 IN
HERSHEY                :        3.41 IN
ELSIE                  :        3.40 IN
3 SSW ELSIE            :        3.39 IN
NORTH PLATTE 3ENE      :        3.32 IN
4 ENE WELLFLEET        :        3.31 IN
ELSIE 13SSW            :        3.30 IN
PAXTON 4NE             :        3.26 IN
NORTH PLATTE AIRPORT   :        3.25 IN
SUTHERLAND 1NW         :        3.20 IN
7 S PAXTON             :        3.07 IN
CODY 8SSW              :        3.05 IN
OGALLALA 2W            :        3.03 IN
MASON CITY             :        3.02 IN
SUTHERLAND 1N          :        3.00 IN
OGALLALA AIRPORT       :        2.85 IN
4 NE SUTHERLAND        :        2.75 IN
NORTH PLATTE 1SE       :        2.72 IN
BIG SPRINGS 4WSW       :        2.56 IN
BIG SPRINGS            :        2.55 IN
GORDON 8ESE            :        2.47 IN
CALLAWAY 8WSW          :        2.45 IN
STAPLETON 5W           :        2.42 IN
ERICSON 6WNW           :        2.40 IN
OGALLALA               :        2.39 IN
WHITMAN 5ENE           :        2.31 IN
KILGORE 1NE            :        2.30 IN
BROKEN BOW AIRPORT     :        2.28 IN
STAPLETON              :        2.28 IN
ELLSWORTH              :        2.20 IN
BERWYN 4NNE            :        2.15 IN
BURWELL 2SSW           :        2.12 IN
CALLAWAY               :        2.11 IN
13 SSW HAY SPRINGS     :        2.11 IN
RUSHVILLE 5.3 ESE      :        2.10 IN
LAKESIDE 5.8 SSE       :        2.05 IN
OSHKOSH 0.1SSE         :        2.03 IN
NORTH PLATTE 1W        :        1.95 IN
NORTH PLATTE 4NNE      :        1.88 IN
CHAPPELL 10NNE         :        1.86 IN
CLINTON                :        1.78 IN
HALSEY 2W              :        1.75 IN
BURWELL 10WNW          :        1.75 IN
2 NNE CHAPPELL         :        1.68 IN
2 S MULLEN             :        1.68 IN
ANSELMO 9NW            :        1.63 IN
VALENTINE 1W           :        1.62 IN
1 ENE VALENTINE        :        1.62 IN
LISCO                  :        1.59 IN
CHAMBERS               :        1.55 IN
VALENTINE 1ENE         :        1.54 IN
BARTLETT 9NE           :        1.54 IN
NEWPORT                :        1.52 IN
HALSEY                 :        1.46 IN
VALENTINE AIRPORT      :        1.46 IN
VALENTINE 1W           :        1.44 IN
9 WSW EWING            :        1.38 IN
PALISADE 1NNW          :        1.34 IN
MERNA 11W              :        1.32 IN
CRESCENT LAKE          :        1.25 IN
VALENTINE 27S          :        1.24 IN
BUTTE                  :        1.22 IN
AINSWORTH AIRPORT      :        1.01 IN
SPRINGVIEW             ;        0.95 IN
ONEILL AIRPORT         :        0.92 IN
THEDFORD AIRPORT       :        0.74 IN

OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES WITH VARYING
EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURE. NOT ALL DATA LISTED ARE CONSIDERED OFFICIAL.

$$

NWS NORTH PLATTE NE
IRIS SYSTEM

&&

.....................................................................
......................   ....................   ...PREVIOUS RECORD...
.......LOCATION.......   ...SAT APRIL 16TH...   ....DAILY RAINFALL...
......................   ......RAINFALL......   .......AND YEAR......
.....................................................................

BROKEN BOW AIRPORT     :         1.57         :       2.10 (1945)
IMPERIAL AIRPORT       :         1.87*        :       0.62 (1945)
NORTH PLATTE AIRPORT   :         1.49*        :       0.88 (1930)
VALENTINE AIRPORT      :         0.66         :       1.35 (1900)

*DENOTES THAT A NEW RECORD WAS SET ON SATURDAY...APRIL 16TH 2016

&&

.....................................................................
......................   ...ALL TIME RECORD..   .....................
.......LOCATION.......   .24-HR RAINFALL FOR.   ...DATE AND (YEAR)...
......................   .THE MONTH OF APRIL.   ....OF OCCURRENCE....
.....................................................................

BROKEN BOW AIRPORT     :         3.74         :       20TH (1905)
IMPERIAL AIRPORT       :         4.58         :       19TH (1971)
NORTH PLATTE AIRPORT   :         4.11         :       18TH (1942)
VALENTINE AIRPORT      :         2.17         :       30TH (1949)

&&

.....................................................................
......................   .....APRIL 2016.....   ....WETTEST APRIL....
.......LOCATION.......   .PRECIP TOTAL AS OF.   ......ON RECORD......
......................   .7AM SUN APRIL 16TH.   ..AMOUNT AND (DATE)..
.....................................................................

BROKEN BOW AIRPORT     :         2.28         :       9.35 (1906)
IMPERIAL AIRPORT       :         3.76         :       6.76 (1971)
NORTH PLATTE AIRPORT   :         3.31         :       7.10 (1915)
VALENTINE AIRPORT      :         1.50         :       7.03 (1892)

&&

DATA COLLECTED VIA ASOS...AWOS...COCORAHS...COOP...AND RAWS
STATIONS WITH VARYING EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURE. NOT ALL DATA LISTED IS
CONSIDERED OFFICIAL.

$$

CLB


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