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RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
103 AM CST WED FEB 3 2016

...GRAND ISLAND NEBRASKA SHATTERS PRECIPITATION AND SNOWFALL
RECORDS FOR FEB. 2 DURING THE SECOND-LARGEST SNOW EVENT ON
RECORD...

DAILY RECORDS JUST FOR FEB. 2:

- PRECIPITATION TOTAL OF 1.64 INCHES SHATTERED THE PREVIOUS MARK
OF 0.68 INCHES IN 1943.
- THIS WAS THE SECOND-HIGHEST PRECIPITATION TOTAL ON RECORD FOR
ANY FEBRUARY DAY...FALLING SHORT OF ONLY 1.91 INCHES ON FEB. 18,
1971.
- SNOWFALL TOTAL OF 17.0 INCHES CRUSHED THE PREVIOUS MARK OF 4.4
INCHES IN 1990.
- OF MORE SIGNIFICANCE...THIS WAS THE SECOND-HIGHEST TOTAL ON
RECORD FOR ANY DAY OF THE YEAR...FINISHING BEHIND ONLY 17.8 INCHES
ON MARCH 20, 2006.

&&

FOR THE CUMULATIVE TWO-DAY STORM FROM FEB. 1-2:

- THE TWO-DAY SNOWFALL TOTAL OF 18.3 INCHES MARKED THE SECOND-
BIGGEST SNOW EVENT ON RECORD...TRAILING ONLY THE 21.6 INCH TOTAL
OF MARCH 19-21, 2006 (WHICH ACTUALLY FELL OVER 3 DAYS).

&&

PRECIPITATION AND SNOWFALL RECORDS RECORDS AT GRAND ISLAND DATE
BACK TO 1895.

THESE DATA ARE PRELIMINARY AND HAVE NOT UNDERGONE FINAL QUALITY
CONTROL BY THE NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION
(FORMERLY KNOWN AS NCDC). THEREFORE...THESE DATA ARE SUBJECT TO
REVISION. FINAL AND CERTIFIED CLIMATE DATA CAN BE ACCESSED AT
WWW.NCDC.NOAA.GOV.

$$

PFANNKUCH



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