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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
1201 PM CDT SAT APR 16 2016 /1101 AM MDT SAT APR 16 2016/

...RAINFALL REPORTS ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA AROUND
7AM SATURDAY APRIL 16TH 2016...

AN UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM...WHICH HAD STALLED OVER THE FOUR CORNERS
REGION OF ARIZONA...COLORADO...NEW MEXICO...AND UTAH
YESTERDAY...FRIDAY...APRIL 16TH 2016...HELPED TO SPREAD SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE HIGH PLAINS DURING THE DAY ON FRIDAY AND INTO
THE MORNING HOURS ON SATURDAY...APRIL 16TH. THESE SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...THEN MOVED NORTH INTO PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND NORTH
CENTRAL NEBRASKA...WITH THE HEAVIEST PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS CONFINED
ALONG AND WEST OF A UNITED STATES HIGHWAY 83 LINE. THE HIGHEST 24
HOUR PRECIPITATION REPORT WAS 3.00 INCHES...5 MILES WEST OF ASHBY IN
SHERIDAN COUNTY...WHICH IS LOCATED IN NORTHWESTERN NEBRASKA. THIS
3.00 INCH REPORT FROM 5.0 MILES WEST OF ASHBY...IS ALSO THE GREATEST
48 HOUR RAINFALL AMOUNT (BEGINNING AROUND 7AM THURSDAY...APRIL 14TH
THROUGH 7AM SATURDAY...APRIL 16TH).

A PRELIMINARY RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM RAINFALL OF 1.51 INCH(ES) WAS SET
AT THE NORTH PLATTE NE AIRPORT YESTERDAY...FRIDAY...APRIL 15TH 2016.
THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 0.91 INCH(ES) SET BACK IN 2012.

A PRELIMINARY RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM RAINFALL OF 1.89 INCH(ES) WAS SET
AT THE IMPERIAL NE AIRPORT YESTERDAY...FRIDAY...APRIL 15TH 2016.
THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 1.24 INCH(ES) SET BACK IN 1900.

.....................................................................
......................   ....................   .......24 HOUR.......
.......LOCATION.......   .......COUNTY.......   .(FRIDAY - SATURDAY).
......................   ....................   ...RAINFALL REPORTS..
.....................................................................

ASHBY 5.0 W            :        SHERIDAN      :          3.00
CHAMPION 2.6 SW        :        CHASE         :          2.94
MADRID                 :        PERKINS       :          2.80
WAUNETA 5.1 E          :        HAYES         :          2.67
CHAMPION 3.7 SSE       :        CHASE         :          2.63
IMPERIAL 11.5 N        :        CHASE         :          2.60
IMPERIAL               :        CHASE         :          2.57
WALLACE 9.9 S          :        HAYES         :          2.57
HAYES CENTER 1.0 NW    :        HAYES         :          2.51
ENDERS 4.0 NE          :        CHASE         :          2.46
ENDERS 1.0 NW          :        CHASE         :          2.42
MADRID 7.8 SW          :        PERKINS       :          2.42
GRANT 8.6 NNE          :        PERKINS       :          2.40
NORTH PLATTE 4.6 S     :        LINCOLN       :          2.40
VENANGO 6.6 E          :        PERKINS       :          2.38
VENANGO 8.9 SE         :        CHASE         :          2.33
CHAMPION 8.3 W         :        CHASE         :          2.31
GRANT 1.7 ESE          :        PERKINS       :          2.31
GRANT 4.1 ENE          :        PERKINS       :          2.30
IMPERIAL 7.6 S         :        CHASE         :          2.28
GRANT 2.5 S            :        PERKINS       :          2.26
CODY 8.2 SSW           :        CHERRY        :          2.23
GRANT 8.0 W            :        PERKINS       :          2.20
ASHBY 8.6 SSW          :        GRANT         :          2.19
IMPERIAL AIRPORT       :        CHASE         :          2.18
PALISADE 4.0 ENE       :        HAYES         :          2.18
NORTH PLATTE 0.6 WNW   :        LINCOLN       :          2.14
NORTH PLATTE EX FARM   :        LINCOLN       :          2.12
ENDERS 3.0 W           :        CHASE         :          2.09
NORTH PLATTE 6.6 SSW   :        LINCOLN       :          2.09
GRANT 0.2 N            :        PERKINS       :          2.07
NORTH PLATTE 3.6 S     :        LINCOLN       :          2.07
SUTHERLAND 35.0 NNW    :        MCPHERSON     :          2.07
LEMOYNE                :        KEITH         :          2.00
NORTH PLATTE 2.4 WNW   :        LINCOLN       :          1.98
NWS NORTH PLATTE (3ENE):        LINCOLN       :          1.97
CODY 0.1 NE            :        CHERRY        :          1.96
ELSIE 9.2 NNW          :        PERKINS       :          1.95
GORDON 6.0 N           :        SHERIDAN      :          1.95
NORTH PLATTE 1.0 W     :        LINCOLN       :          1.93
NORTH PLATTE AIRPORT   :        LINCOLN       :          1.86
OGALLALA 1.7 W         :        KEITH         :          1.86
LAMAR 3.4 S            :        CHASE         :          1.85
NORTH PLATTE 6.1 NE    :        LINCOLN       :          1.84
ELSIE 3.9 NE           :        PERKINS       :          1.82
WAUNETA 16.6 NNW       :        CHASE         :          1.80
ELSIE 3.5 SSW          :        PERKINS       :          1.79
OGALLALA AIRPORT       :        KEITH         :          1.79
WALLACE 8.7 WSW        :        PERKINS       :          1.78
HAYES CENTER 6.2 ESE   :        HAYES         :          1.77
CODY                   :        CHERRY        :          1.75
SUTHERLAND 7.8 WSW     :        LINCOLN       :          1.66
RUSHVILLE 7.3 SSW      :        SHERIDAN      :          1.64
BIG SPRINGS 7.6 S      :        PERKINS       :          1.62
OSHKOSH 10.0 NE        :        GARDEN        :          1.62
OGALLALA               :        KEITH         :          1.61
PAXTON 3.8 NE          :        KEITH         :          1.57
ARTHUR 0.1 S           :        ARTHUR        :          1.56
WELLFLEET 7.6 NNE      :        LINCOLN       :          1.55
BIG SPRINGS 0.8 W      :        DEUEL         :          1.53
LAKESIDE 22.5 NNE      :        SHERIDAN      :          1.53
LAKESIDE 5.8 SSE       :        SHERIDAN      :          1.50
BIG SPRINGS 4.0 W      :        DEUEL         :          1.47
STAPLETON 9.0 WSW      :        LOGAN         :          1.45
WALLACE 2.0 W          :        LINCOLN       :          1.45
CLINTON 0.0 ESE        :        SHERIDAN      :          1.42
WELLFLEET 4.0 ENE      :        LINCOLN       :          1.38
HAY SPRINGS 13.9 SE    :        SHERIDAN      :          1.33
HERSHEY 5.0 SSE        :        LINCOLN       :          1.33
HAY SPRINGS 13.1 SSW   :        SHERIDAN      :          1.32
RUSHVILLE 5.3 ESE      :        SHERIDAN      :          1.26
MULLEN 16.0 SW         :        HOOKER        :          1.25
HERSHEY 0.2 WSW        :        LINCOLN       :          1.22
CURTIS 0.1 S           :        FRONTIER      :          1.15
CURTIS 0.6 W           :        LINCOLN       :          1.14
STAPLETON 5.0 W        :        LOGAN         :          1.12
HAY SPRINGS 9.0 ESE    :        SHERIDAN      :          1.10
MAYWOOD 10.4 S         :        FRONTIER      :          1.10
OSHKOSH 0.1 SSE        :        GARDEN        :          1.03
SUTHERLAND 0.9 NW      :        LINCOLN       :          1.03
CURTIS 6.5 SE          :        FRONTIER      :          1.02
SUTHERLAND 0.7 N       :        LINCOLN       :          1.00
HERSHEY 6.0 NW         :        LINCOLN       :          0.94
HERSHEY 5.6 NW         :        LINCOLN       :          0.92
TRYON 13.0 ENE         :        LOGAN         :          0.89
CHAPPELL 10.3 NNE      :        GARDEN        :          0.86
TRYON 11.3 ENE         :        MCPHERSON     :          0.81
CRESCENT LAKE (NWR)    :        GARDEN        :          0.77
CHAPPELL 2.7 NNE       :        DEUEL         :          0.71
LODGEPOLE 4.0 ENE      :        DEUEL         :          0.60
VALENTINE 4.0 N        :        CHERRY        :          0.55
LISCO                  :        GARDEN        :          0.51
BRADY                  :        LINCOLN       :          0.44
VALENTINE AIRPORT      :        CHERRY        :          0.31
EUSTIS 4.1 WNW         :        FRONTIER      :          0.29
THEDFORD 6.3 E         :        THOMAS        :          0.27
GOTHENBURG 24.1 N      :        CUSTER        :          0.23
CAMBRIDGE 7.3 N        :        FRONTIER      :          0.20
EUSTIS 2.0 NW          :        FRONTIER      :          0.19
EUSTIS 7.8 SSW         :        FRONTIER      :          0.19
HALSEY 2.0 W           :        THOMAS        :          0.19
HALSEY 0.2 ENE         :        BLAINE        :          0.16
CALLAWAY 8.0 WSW       :        CUSTER        :          0.14
THEDFORD AIRPORT       :        THOMAS        :          0.12
VALENTINE 27.0 S       :        CHERRY        :          0.08
ANSELMO 9.2 NW         :        CUSTER        :          0.07
BURWELL 2.1 SSW        :        GARFIELD      :          0.02
BUTTE                  :        BOYD          :          0.02
MASON CITY             :        CUSTER        :          0.02
AINSWORTH AIRPORT      :        BROWN         :          0.01
BROKEN BOW AIRPORT     :        CUSTER        :          0.01
ANSELMO 2.0 SE         :        CUSTER        :           T
MERNA 11.4 W           :        CUSTER        :           T
CHAMBERS               :        HOLT          :          0.00
ERICSON 8.0 WNW        :        WHEELER       :          0.00
NEWPORT                :        ROCK          :          0.00
O`NEILL AIRPORT        :        HOLT          :          0.00

&&

.....................................................................
......................   ....................   .......48 HOUR.......
.......LOCATION.......   .......COUNTY.......   .(THURSDAY-SATURDAY).
......................   ....................   ...RAINFALL REPORTS..
.....................................................................

ASHBY 5.0 W            :        SHERIDAN      :          3.00
CHAMPION 2.6 SW        :        CHASE         :          2.94
MADRID                 :        PERKINS       :          2.80
WAUNETA 5.1 E          :        HAYES         :          2.67
CHAMPION 3.7 SSE       :        CHASE         :          2.63
IMPERIAL 11.5 N        :        CHASE         :          2.60
IMPERIAL               :        CHASE         :          2.57
WALLACE 9.9 S          :        HAYES         :          2.57
HAYES CENTER 1.0 NW    :        HAYES         :          2.51
ENDERS 4.0 NE          :        CHASE         :          2.46
ENDERS 1.0 NW          :        CHASE         :          2.42
MADRID 7.8 SW          :        PERKINS       :          2.42
GRANT 8.6 NNE          :        PERKINS       :          2.40
NORTH PLATTE 4.6 S     :        LINCOLN       :          2.40
VENANGO 6.6 E          :        PERKINS       :          2.38
VENANGO 8.9 SE         :        CHASE         :          2.33
CHAMPION 8.3 W         :        CHASE         :          2.31
GRANT 1.7 ESE          :        PERKINS       :          2.31
GRANT 4.1 ENE          :        PERKINS       :          2.30
IMPERIAL 7.6 S         :        CHASE         :          2.28
GRANT 2.5 S            :        PERKINS       :          2.26
CODY 8.2 SSW           :        CHERRY        :          2.23
GRANT 8.0 W            :        PERKINS       :          2.20
ASHBY 8.6 SSW          :        GRANT         :          2.19
IMPERIAL AIRPORT       :        CHASE         :          2.18
PALISADE 4.0 ENE       :        HAYES         :          2.18
GORDON 6.0 N           :        SHERIDAN      :          2.15
NORTH PLATTE 0.6 WNW   :        LINCOLN       :          2.14
NORTH PLATTE EX FARM   :        LINCOLN       :          2.12
ENDERS 3.0 W           :        CHASE         :          2.09
NORTH PLATTE 6.6 SSW   :        LINCOLN       :          2.09
GRANT 0.2 N            :        PERKINS       :          2.07
NORTH PLATTE 3.6 S     :        LINCOLN       :          2.07
SUTHERLAND 35.0 NNW    :        MCPHERSON     :          2.07
LEMOYNE                :        KEITH         :          2.00
NORTH PLATTE 2.4 WNW   :        LINCOLN       :          1.98
NWS NORTH PLATTE (3ENE):        LINCOLN       :          1.97
CODY 0.1 NE            :        CHERRY        :          1.96
ELSIE 9.2 NNW          :        PERKINS       :          1.95
NORTH PLATTE 1.0 W     :        LINCOLN       :          1.93
NORTH PLATTE AIRPORT   :        LINCOLN       :          1.86
OGALLALA 1.7 W         :        KEITH         :          1.86
LAMAR 3.4 S            :        CHASE         :          1.85
NORTH PLATTE 6.1 NE    :        LINCOLN       :          1.84
ELSIE 3.9 NE           :        PERKINS       :          1.82
WAUNETA 16.6 NNW       :        CHASE         :          1.80
ELSIE 3.5 SSW          :        PERKINS       :          1.79
OGALLALA AIRPORT       :        KEITH         :          1.79
WALLACE 8.7 WSW        :        PERKINS       :          1.78
HAYES CENTER 6.2 ESE   :        HAYES         :          1.77
CODY                   :        CHERRY        :          1.75
HAY SPRINGS 13.9 SE    :        SHERIDAN      :          1.73
SUTHERLAND 7.8 WSW     :        LINCOLN       :          1.66
LAKESIDE 22.5 NNE      :        SHERIDAN      :          1.64
RUSHVILLE 7.3 SSW      :        SHERIDAN      :          1.64
BIG SPRINGS 7.6 S      :        PERKINS       :          1.62
OSHKOSH 10.0 NE        :        GARDEN        :          1.62
OGALLALA               :        KEITH         :          1.61
HAY SPRINGS 13.1 SSW   :        SHERIDAN      :          1.59
PAXTON 3.8 NE          :        KEITH         :          1.57
ARTHUR 0.1 S           :        ARTHUR        :          1.56
WELLFLEET 7.6 NNE      :        LINCOLN       :          1.55
BIG SPRINGS 0.8 W      :        DEUEL         :          1.53
CLINTON 0.0 ESE        :        SHERIDAN      :          1.51
LAKESIDE 5.8 SSE       :        SHERIDAN      :          1.50
BIG SPRINGS 4.0 W      :        DEUEL         :          1.47
STAPLETON 9.0 WSW      :        LOGAN         :          1.45
WALLACE 2.0 W          :        LINCOLN       :          1.45
HAY SPRINGS 9.0 ESE    :        SHERIDAN      :          1.40
WELLFLEET 4.0 ENE      :        LINCOLN       :          1.38
RUSHVILLE 5.3 ESE      :        SHERIDAN      :          1.36
HERSHEY 5.0 SSE        :        LINCOLN       :          1.33
MULLEN 16.0 SW         :        HOOKER        :          1.25
HERSHEY 0.2 WSW        :        LINCOLN       :          1.22
CURTIS 0.1 S           :        FRONTIER      :          1.15
CURTIS 0.6 W           :        LINCOLN       :          1.14
STAPLETON 5.0 W        :        LOGAN         :          1.12
MAYWOOD 10.4 S         :        FRONTIER      :          1.10
OSHKOSH 0.1 SSE        :        GARDEN        :          1.03
SUTHERLAND 0.9 NW      :        LINCOLN       :          1.03
CURTIS 6.5 SE          :        FRONTIER      :          1.02
SUTHERLAND 0.7 N       :        LINCOLN       :          1.00
HERSHEY 6.0 NW         :        LINCOLN       :          0.94
HERSHEY 5.6 NW         :        LINCOLN       :          0.92
TRYON 13.0 ENE         :        LOGAN         :          0.89
CHAPPELL 10.3 NNE      :        GARDEN        :          0.86
TRYON 11.3 ENE         :        MCPHERSON     :          0.81
CHAPPELL 2.7 NNE       :        DEUEL         :          0.71
LODGEPOLE 4.0 ENE      :        DEUEL         :          0.60
VALENTINE 4.0 N        :        CHERRY        :          0.59
LISCO                  :        GARDEN        :          0.51
BRADY                  :        LINCOLN       :          0.44
VALENTINE AIRPORT      :        CHERRY        :          0.34
EUSTIS 4.1 WNW         :        FRONTIER      :          0.29
THEDFORD 6.3 E         :        THOMAS        :          0.27
GOTHENBURG 24.1 N      :        CUSTER        :          0.23
CAMBRIDGE 7.3 N        :        FRONTIER      :          0.20
EUSTIS 2.0 NW          :        FRONTIER      :          0.19
EUSTIS 7.8 SSW         :        FRONTIER      :          0.19
HALSEY 2.0 W           :        THOMAS        :          0.19
HALSEY 0.2 ENE         :        BLAINE        :          0.16
CALLAWAY 8.0 WSW       :        CUSTER        :          0.14
THEDFORD AIRPORT       :        THOMAS        :          0.12
VALENTINE 27.0 S       :        CHERRY        :          0.10
ANSELMO 9.2 NW         :        CUSTER        :          0.09
BURWELL 2.1 SSW        :        GARFIELD      :          0.02
BUTTE                  :        BOYD          :          0.02
MASON CITY             :        CUSTER        :          0.02
AINSWORTH AIRPORT      :        BROWN         :          0.01
BROKEN BOW AIRPORT     :        CUSTER        :          0.01
ANSELMO 2.0 SE         :        CUSTER        :           T
MERNA 11.4 W           :        CUSTER        :           T
CHAMBERS               :        HOLT          :          0.00
ERICSON 8.0 WNW        :        WHEELER       :          0.00
O`NEILL AIRPORT        :        HOLT          :          0.00

&&

.....................................................................
......................   ....................   ...PREVIOUS RECORD...
.......LOCATION.......   ...FRI APRIL 15TH...   ..HIGH TEMPERATURES..
......................   ......RAINFALL......   .......AND DATE......
.....................................................................

BROKEN BOW AIRPORT     :          T           :       1.12 (2012)
IMPERIAL AIRPORT       :         1.89*        :       1.24 (1900)
NORTH PLATTE AIRPORT   :         1.51*        :       0.91 (2012)
VALENTINE AIRPORT      :         0.30         :       0.90 (2012)

*DENOTES THAT A NEW RECORD WAS SET ON FRIDAY...APRIL 15TH 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 SAT APRIL 16TH.   ..AMOUNT AND (DATE)..
.....................................................................

BROKEN BOW AIRPORT     :         0.01         :       9.35 (1906)
IMPERIAL AIRPORT       :         2.89         :       6.76 (1971)
NORTH PLATTE AIRPORT   :         1.91         :       7.10 (1915)
VALENTINE AIRPORT      :         0.31         :       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.

$$

MOLDAN


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