Strong, hail-producing thunderstorms flared up across parts of south central Nebraska between 6:30-9:00 AM on Friday morning, May 15. Several locations reported hail of penny to quarter size, with the largest report of ping-pong ball size hail occurring at 8:00 AM two miles west of the Adams-Clay county line between Ayr and Glenvil.

The graphic and table below depict hail reported to NWS Hastings from trained spotters, law enforcement and members of the public:

 

 

 

5 hail reports
SPC Storm Report Page for 090515

Hail Reports

Time (CDT) Size (inches) Location County State Lat Lon Comments
700 AM 1.00 5 E HILDRETH FRANKLIN NE 40.34 -98.95 PEA TO QUARTER SIZE HAIL FELL FROM APPROXIMATELY 7 TO 715 AM.
722 AM 0.75 MINDEN KEARNEY NE 40.5 -98.95  
735 AM 1.00 2 ENE AYR ADAMS NE 40.45 -98.41 QUARTER SIZE HAIL
800 AM 1.50 7 ENE AYR ADAMS NE 40.48 -98.32 PING PONG BALL SIZE HAIL
836 AM 1.00 5 NNW ALEXANDRIA THAYER NE 40.31 -97.42 PENNY WITH SOME QUARTER SIZE HAIL MIXED IN.

 

 


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