Holiday Weekend Rainfall:
Listed below are a number of 72-hour rainfall totals from National Weather Service cooperative observers and automated airport equipment, ending at approximately 7AM, Tuesday, July 6, 2010. The vast majority of this rain fell during the 48 hours ending at 7AM, Monday, July 5. This is not a complete list of all reports received, but reflects many of  the highest-known 72-hour totals. Per radar estimates, the highest rain totals over the past few days affected the western half of Dawson County. Most of this rain fell during the overnight and early morning hours over the Independence Day holiday weekend, with dry conditions dominating much of the daytime hours. Fortunately, a period of several dry days leading up to this rainfall helped keep flooding issues at bay.

  • Please note that this list only reflects rainfall totals accessible by NWS Hastings through "official" sources. It is likely that locally heavy rain also affected portions of the area from which gauge readings were not accessible or known.

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Location

72-Hour Rainfall
Source

Cozad, NE

2.92" NWS COOP Observer
Blue Hill, NE (4 miles SW)
2.25" NWS COOP Observer

Lexington, NE (airport)

2.09" AWOS (automated)
Aurora, NE (airport)
1.86" AWOS (automated)
Clay Center, NE (6 ESE)
1.69" NWS COOP Observer
Wood River, NE 1.67" NWS COOP Observer
Miller, NE 1.65" NWS COOP Observer
Kearney, NE  (airport) 1.56" NWS COOP Observer
Oxford, NE (6 NNW)
1.48" NWS COOP Observer
Beaver City, NE
1.40" NWS COOP Observer
Ord, NE 
1.37" NWS COOP Observer
Phillips, NE (4 SE)
1.37" NWS COOP Observer
Fairmont, NE
1.37" NWS COOP Observer
Cambridge, NE 1.32" NWS COOP Observer
Holdrege, NE
1.31" NWS COOP Observer
Loup City, NE
1.18" NWS COOP Observer
Grand Island, NE  (airport) 1.18"  ASOS (automated)
Minden, NE 1.14" NWS COOP Observer
Geneva, NE 1.08" NWS COOP Observer
Hastings NWS Office 0.94" NWS Obs
Belgrade, NE
0.92" NWS COOP Observer
Bruning, NE 0.92" NWS COOP Observer
Franklin, NE
0.86" NWS COOP Observer
Hastings, NE  (airport) 0.84"  ASOS (automated)
Smith Center, KS 0.76" NWS COOP Observer
York, NE (3 N)
0.72" NWS COOP Observer
Beloit, KS 0.67"

NWS COOP Observer

Osceola, NE
0.67" NWS COOP Observer
Fullerton, NE
0.60" NWS COOP Observer
Lovewell Reservoir, KS
0.46" NWS COOP Observer

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