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

...HASTINGS NEBRASKA SHATTERS PRECIPITATION AND SNOWFALL RECORDS
FOR FEB. 2 DURING THE FOURTH-BIGGEST TWO-DAY SNOW EVENT ON
RECORD...

DAILY RECORDS JUST FOR FEB. 2:

- PRECIPITATION TOTAL OF 1.41 INCHES SHATTERED THE PREVIOUS MARK
OF 0.70 INCHES IN 1919.
- THIS WAS THE SECOND-HIGHEST PRECIPITATION TOTAL ON RECORD FOR
ANY FEBRUARY DAY...FALLING SHORT OF ONLY 1.53 INCHES ON FEB. 19,
1971.
- SNOWFALL TOTAL OF 14.3 INCHES CRUSHED THE PREVIOUS MARK OF 8.0
INCHES IN 1940.
- OF MORE SIGNIFICANCE, THIS WAS THE SECOND-HIGHEST SNOW TOTAL ON
RECORD FOR ANY DAY OF THE YEAR...TRAILING ONLY 17.4 INCHES ON
MARCH 20, 2006

&&

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

- THE TWO-DAY SNOWFALL TOTAL OF 15.7 INCHES MARKED THE FOURTH-
BIGGEST TWO-DAY SNOW EVENT ON RECORD...TRAILING ONLY 20.3 INCHES
ON MARCH 19-20, 2006...17.4 INCHES ON OCT. 25-26, 1997 AND 16.0
INCHES ON FEB. 3-4, 1903.

&&

PRECIPITATION RECORDS AT HASTINGS ARE BASED ON NWS COOPERATIVE
OBSERVER REPORTS BETWEEN THE YEARS OF 1895 AND MARCH 1998...WITH
RECORDS SINCE APRIL 1998 FROM THE AUTOMATED SENSOR AT HASTINGS
MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

SNOWFALL RECORDS AT HASTINGS 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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