Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
949 AM CDT SAT MAY 16 2015 /849 AM MDT SAT MAY 16 2015/

THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED AND MOVED NORTH FRIDAY EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. THE SEVERE THREAT FOCUSED ACROSS THE NEBRASKA
PANHANDLE. THE IMPACTS FROM THE STORMS INCLUDED HAIL TO THE SIZE
OF BASEBALLS THAT FELL 18 MILES SOUTH OF HAY SPRINGS IN SHERIDAN
COUNTY...DAMAGING THUNDERSTORM WINDS TO 70 MPH 2 MILES NORTH OF
OGALLALA AND SEVERAL FUNNEL CLOUD REPORTS AND TWO TORNADO REPORTS
ONE CONFIRMED 12 MILES EAST OF GORDON. THE STORMS PRODUCED SOME
RAINFALL AMOUNTS TO AN INCH OR MORE TO INCLUDE 1.76 INCHES IN
OGALLALA AND A LITTLE OVER AN INCH IN THE VALENTINE AREA.

AS THE THUNDERSTORMS EXITED NORTH OVERNIGHT CONSIDERABLE CLOUD
COVERAGE LINGERED THAT HELPED KEEP OVERNIGHT LOWS IN THE MIDDLE
50S TO LOWER 60S.

TODAY TEMPERATURES WILL PEAK GENERALLY IN THE 70S WITH ANOTHER
SEVERE OUTBREAK EXPECTED. BE WEATHER READY AND KNOW HOW YOU WILL
GET THE WARNINGS...BE INFORMED AND PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION.

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