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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service North Platte NE
1048 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017 /948 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017/

...Heavy Rain Fell Across Parts of North Central and Southwest
Nebraska...

Multiple rounds of thunderstorms occurred starting Tuesday early
afternoon and continued through the overnight across the
Sandhills, north central and southwest Nebraska. These storms
produced severe hail and heavy rain. Areas with the heaviest
rainfall were located across north central Nebraska, where several
locations received greater than 3 inches of rainfall and a few
locations saw greater than 6 inches of rainfall. Below is a list
of storm reports and rainfall amounts for the past 24 hours ending
at 1030AM.


PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
1031 AM CDT WED AUG 16 2017

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

1155 AM     HAIL             13 SW AMELIA            42.10N 99.14W
08/15/2017  M1.00 INCH       HOLT               NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

1155 AM     HAIL             12 SSW AMELIA           42.07N 99.05W
08/15/2017  E1.50 INCH       GARFIELD           NE   PUBLIC

1205 PM     TSTM WND GST     3 W NORTH PLATTE        41.13N 100.83W
08/15/2017  E60.00 MPH       LINCOLN            NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

            NEAR BAILEY YARDS DIESEL SHOP

1205 PM     HAIL             3 W NORTH PLATTE        41.13N 100.83W
08/15/2017  M1.00 INCH       LINCOLN            NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

            NEAR BAILEY YARDS DIESEL SHOP

1216 PM     HAIL             2 W NORTH PLATTE        41.13N 100.81W
08/15/2017  M1.00 INCH       LINCOLN            NE   NWS EMPLOYEE

1235 PM     HAIL             3 W AMELIA              42.23N 99.02W
08/15/2017  E1.00 INCH       HOLT               NE   PUBLIC

1235 PM     HEAVY RAIN       3 W AMELIA              42.23N 99.02W
08/15/2017  E1.80 INCH       HOLT               NE   PUBLIC

            1.80 STORM TOTAL.

1241 PM     HEAVY RAIN       2 W AMELIA              42.23N 99.00W
08/15/2017  E1.00 INCH       HOLT               NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

            1.00 INCH OF RAIN IN 20 MINUTES AND IT IS STILL RAINING.


1241 PM     HEAVY RAIN       MERNA                   41.48N 99.76W
08/15/2017  M0.50 INCH       CUSTER             NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SPOTTER REPORTED A HALF INCH OF RAIN IN 20 MINUTES WITH
            WATER COVERING THE ROAD TO 2 INCH DEPTH IN TOWN.

1248 PM     HAIL             1 ESE GATES             41.65N 99.63W
08/15/2017  E1.75 INCH       CUSTER             NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

0210 PM     HEAVY RAIN       NE AMELIA               42.23N 98.96W
08/15/2017  M3.80 INCH       HOLT               NE   PUBLIC

            STORM TOTAL OF 3.80 INCHES OF RAIN IN 2 1/2 HOURS.

0618 PM     HEAVY RAIN       AMELIA                  42.23N 98.96W
08/15/2017  M4.80 INCH       HOLT               NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

            TOTAL SO FAR TODAY.

0815 PM     FLASH FLOOD      7 NW MERNA              41.56N 99.86W
08/15/2017                   CUSTER             NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

            NEB. HWY 2 CLOSED DUE TO WATER RUNNING ACROSS THE ROAD

1000 PM     FLASH FLOOD      SARGENT                 41.64N 99.37W
08/15/2017                   CUSTER             NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

            STREETS FLOODED IN TOWN

1000 PM     FLASH FLOOD      ANSELMO                 41.62N 99.86W
08/15/2017                   CUSTER             NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

            STREETS FLOODED IN TOWN, DITCHES ALONG HWY 2 COMPLETELY
            FULL

0730 AM     FLASH FLOOD      2 SE ANSELMO            41.60N 99.84W
08/16/2017                   CUSTER             NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

            WATER OVER THE ROADWAY FOR ABOUT 1000 FEET.

0730 AM     HEAVY RAIN       2 SE ANSELMO            41.60N 99.84W
08/16/2017  M6.20 INCH       CUSTER             NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

            24 HOUR TOTAL OF 6.20 INCHES.

0815 AM     HEAVY RAIN       MERNA                   41.48N 99.76W
08/16/2017  E3.74 INCH       CUSTER             NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF 3.50 TO 3.74 INCHES OF RAIN IN LESS
            THAN 6 HOURS.

0820 AM     FLASH FLOOD      12 ENE ARNOLD           41.49N 99.98W
08/16/2017                   CUSTER             NE   DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

            OBSTRUCTION OF HIGHWAY 92 BETWEEN ARNOLD AND MERNA DUE TO
            FLOODING.

0820 AM     FLASH FLOOD      5 SSE ANSELMO           41.55N 99.83W
08/16/2017                   CUSTER             NE   DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

            OBSTRUCTION OF HIGHWAY 2 BETWEEN ANSELMO AND MERNA DUE TO
            FLOODING.

0820 AM     FLASH FLOOD      SARGENT                 41.64N 99.37W
08/16/2017                   CUSTER             NE   DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

            OBSTRUCTION OF HIGHWAY 183 NEAR SARGENT DUE TO FLOODING.


0829 AM     HEAVY RAIN       MERNA                   41.48N 99.76W
08/16/2017  M3.50 INCH       CUSTER             NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

            3.50 TO 3.74 INCHES OF RAINFALL MEASURED SINCE TUESDAY.




.........................Rainfall Reports.............................

Location                     Amount
Merna 11W                    7.00 in
Anselmo 2SE                  6.20 in
Anselmo 12WSW                5.65 in
Merna 7WNW                   5.33 in
Merna 6W                     5.00 in
Merna 5W                     5.00 in
Merna                        4.64 in
Broken Bow 1N                4.58 in
8 WSW Anselmo                4.52 in
Gates 5WSW                   4.40 in
Arnold                       4.35 in
Mullen 2S                    4.30 in
Mullen 2.5 S                 4.30 in
Burwell 2ssw                 4.02 in
Swan Lake                    3.98 in
Mullen 10SW                  3.83 in
Mullen 16SW                  3.70 in
Burwell                      3.62 in
Broken Bow Airport           3.51 in
Thedford W                   3.50 in
Berwyn 4NNE                  3.30 in
2 E Broken Bow               3.15 in
Thedford                     3.13 in
Anselmo 2WNW                 3.00 in
Cody 8ssw                    2.82 in
Thedford Airport             2.72 in
Halsey 1W                    2.56 in
Halsey                       2.45 in
Halsey 2W                    2.42 in
Stapleton                    2.29 in
Chappell 10NNE               2.24 in
Anselmo 9NW                  2.10 in
Ansley                       2.10 in
Oneill                       2.07 in
Hershey                      2.05 in
North Platte 2S              2.05 in
Ansley                       2.00 in
Berwyn 6SSW                  2.00 in
O`Neill                      2.00 in
Chambers                     1.96 in
Callaway                     1.84 in
Stapleton 5W                 1.79 in
Dickens 8NE                  1.77 in
North Platte 1W              1.76 in
1 E North Platte             1.75 in
7 NNE Wellfleet              1.75 in
1 W North Platte             1.75 in
Ewing 1N                     1.74 in
O`Neill Airport              1.74 in
Cambridge 7N                 1.71 in
Eddyville 11N                1.65 in
Curtis 1W                    1.62 in
Curtis 9s                    1.60 in
Wellfleet 4ENE               1.53 in
6 WNW Almeria                1.49 in
Hershey 2SE                  1.45 in
North Platte 8WNW            1.40 in
Chappell 8.7 ENE             1.39 in
Wallace 10S                  1.38 in
Oconto 10ENE                 1.38 in
North Platte 2WNW            1.36 in
North Platte 1SE             1.33 in
10 S Maywood                 1.33 in
Sutherland 1NW               1.32 in
North Platte 3ENE            1.32 in
Valentine 4N                 1.31 in
North Platte Airport         1.30 in
Palisade 4ENE                1.29 in
Tryon 13ENE                  1.28 in
6 SW Almeria                 1.26 in
Eustis 4WNW                  1.22 in
Lodgepole 4ENE               1.15 in
Spalding 6N                  1.15 in
Valentine 30S                1.14 in
Big Springs                  1.13 in
Sutherland 4NE               1.10 in
Sutherland 8WSW              1.07 in
Big Springs 4W               1.02 in
Big Springs 4WSW             1.02 in
Valentine 27S                0.97 in
Crescent Lake                0.94 in
North Platte 4NNE            0.90 in
Wallace                      0.86 in
Gordon 13NW                  0.85 in
Valentine 1W                 0.84 in
Wallace 2W                   0.83 in
Valentine 1ENE               0.82 in
Springview                   0.75 in
Big Springs                  0.73 in
Grant 1nne                   0.73 in
Hayes Center                 0.72 in
Lamar 7NNE                   0.70 in
Valentine 1W                 0.69 in
Ainsworth Airport            0.68 in
Paxton 4NE                   0.68 in
Grant 3S                     0.68 in
Valentine Airport            0.68 in
Valentine 1ENE               0.67 in
Springview 6S                0.66 in
Rushville 5.3 ESE            0.66 in
Brule 3ENE                   0.65 in
Oshkosh 10NE                 0.65 in
Grant 5WNW                   0.65 in
5 SSW Lemoyne                0.63 in
Rushville 7SSW               0.57 in
Arthur                       0.56 in
1 ESE Grant                  0.55 in
Rushville 1S                 0.51 in
Wauneta 5E                   0.50 in
7 NNW Grant                  0.50 in
Lisco                        0.47 in
Spencer 6se                  0.46 in
Grant                        0.44 in
Butte                        0.42 in
Lakeside 21.7 NNE            0.42 in
Ogallala Airport             0.41 in
Chappell 2NNE                0.37 in
Lamar 3S                     0.35 in
Naper 3S                     0.35 in
Madrid                       0.32 in
Wallace 9WSW                 0.31 in
Keystone 5E                  0.30 in
Hay Springs 14se             0.29 in
Gordon 5e                    0.28 in
Imperial 13ENE               0.23 in
Enders 3w                    0.22 in
Wauneta 6w                   0.21 in
Imperial Airport             0.21 in
Imperial 12N                 0.20 in
Wauneta                      0.20 in
Imperial                     0.18 in
Imperial 8s                  0.17 in
Champion 4WSW                0.17 in
Enders 1NNW                  0.15 in
Gordon Airport               0.15 in
Imperial                     0.14 in
Gordon 7S                    0.13 in
Champion 3S                  0.12 in
Champion 6SW                 0.12 in

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.

$$

Gomez


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