Severe storms erupted along a front extending across north central Kansas and south central Nebraska during the late afternoon and evening on June 7th. This resulted in numerous reports of large hail and a few tornadoes, along with torrential rains. The tornadoes were reported near Osborne and Portis in north central Kansas, and were associated with a large, isolated supercell thunderstorm. Farther north into Nebraska, no tornadoes were reported, but hail up to baseball size occurred well after dark in the Grand Island and Prosser areas.

A summary and graphic of storm reports are found below: 

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE  
102 AM CDT SUN JUN 08 2008  
   
.TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON
 
   
.DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE.
 
 
            ..REMARKS..  
 
0440 PM     HAIL             2 S JEWELL              39.64N 98.15W   
06/07/2008  E0.88 INCH       JEWELL             KS   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
0540 PM     HAIL             1 S OSBORNE             39.42N 98.70W   
06/07/2008  E0.88 INCH       OSBORNE            KS   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
0549 PM     HAIL             1 S OSBORNE             39.42N 98.70W   
06/07/2008  E0.75 INCH       OSBORNE            KS   PUBLIC            
 
0555 PM     HAIL             9 NNW NATOMA            39.31N 99.09W   
06/07/2008  E1.00 INCH       ROOKS              KS   PUBLIC            
 
0556 PM     HAIL             7 NE NATOMA             39.26N 98.93W   
06/07/2008  E1.50 INCH       OSBORNE            KS   PUBLIC            
 
0616 PM     HAIL             5 SE ALTON              39.42N 98.88W   
06/07/2008  E1.00 INCH       OSBORNE            KS   PUBLIC            
 
0653 PM     HAIL             HARVARD                 40.62N 98.10W   
06/07/2008  E1.00 INCH       CLAY               NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
0655 PM     TORNADO          5 W OSBORNE             39.44N 98.79W   
06/07/2008                   OSBORNE            KS   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
            WAS ON THE GROUND BRIEFLY  
 
0705 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     2 W OSBORNE             39.44N 98.74W   
06/07/2008                   OSBORNE            KS   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
            REPORT FROM KHP OFFICER   
 
0718 PM     HAIL             3 NNW SUTTON            40.65N 97.88W   
06/07/2008  E0.50 INCH       CLAY               NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
0738 PM     HAIL             HASTINGS                40.59N 98.39W   
06/07/2008  E1.00 INCH       ADAMS              NE   EMERGENCY MNGR    
 
            ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF TOWN. PEA SIZE REPORTED ON THE NORTH  
            SIDE OF TOWN.  
 
0738 PM     HAIL             1 S LUSHTON             40.71N 97.72W   
06/07/2008  E1.00 INCH       YORK               NE   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
0746 PM     HAIL             3 SE TRUMBULL           40.65N 98.23W   
06/07/2008  E1.25 INCH       CLAY               NE   PUBLIC            
 
0747 PM     HAIL             2 SW ALTON              39.45N 98.97W   
06/07/2008  E1.00 INCH       OSBORNE            KS   CO-OP OBSERVER    
 
0749 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     ALTON                   39.47N 98.95W   
06/07/2008                   OSBORNE            KS   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
0815 PM     HAIL             4 S GAYLORD             39.59N 98.85W   
06/07/2008  E1.00 INCH       SMITH              KS   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
0828 PM     TORNADO          2 S PORTIS              39.53N 98.69W   
06/07/2008                   OSBORNE            KS   STORM CHASER      
 
0837 PM     TORNADO          1 NE PORTIS             39.57N 98.68W   
06/07/2008                   SMITH              KS   NWS EMPLOYEE      
 
            ROPE TORNADO BRIEFLY ON GROUND  
 
0841 PM     HAIL             2 E JUNIATA             40.59N 98.47W   
06/07/2008  E1.00 INCH       ADAMS              NE   NWS EMPLOYEE      
 
0846 PM     HAIL             HASTINGS                40.59N 98.39W   
06/07/2008  E1.00 INCH       ADAMS              NE   NWS EMPLOYEE      
 
            QUARTER SIZE HAIL ON NORTHWEST SIDE OF HASTINGS  
 
0852 PM     HAIL             GRAND ISLAND            40.92N 98.37W   
06/07/2008  E1.75 INCH       HALL               NE   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
0852 PM     HAIL             GRAND ISLAND            40.92N 98.37W   
06/07/2008  E1.00 INCH       HALL               NE   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE  
 
0852 PM     HAIL             GRAND ISLAND            40.92N 98.37W   
06/07/2008  E1.00 INCH       HALL               NE   NWS EMPLOYEE      
 
0855 PM     HAIL             GRAND ISLAND            40.92N 98.37W   
06/07/2008  E0.75 INCH       HALL               NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
0857 PM     HAIL             GRAND ISLAND            40.92N 98.37W   
06/07/2008  E1.00 INCH       HALL               NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
            QUARTER SIZE HAIL ON NORTHWEST SIDE OF TOWN  
 
0914 PM     HAIL             4 SW KENESAW            40.58N 98.71W   
06/07/2008  E0.75 INCH       ADAMS              NE   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
0915 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     2 N HARLAN              39.63N 98.77W   
06/07/2008                   SMITH              KS   STORM CHASER      
 
0917 PM     HAIL             3 SW KENESAW            40.59N 98.70W   
06/07/2008  E1.00 INCH       ADAMS              NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
0923 PM     HAIL             KENESAW                 40.62N 98.66W   
06/07/2008  E1.75 INCH       ADAMS              NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
0924 PM     HAIL             1 W PROSSER             40.69N 98.60W   
06/07/2008  E1.00 INCH       ADAMS              NE   EMERGENCY MNGR    
 
0928 PM     HAIL             PROSSER                 40.69N 98.58W   
06/07/2008  E1.75 INCH       ADAMS              NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
0944 PM     HAIL             6 W DONIPHAN            40.77N 98.49W   
06/07/2008  M1.00 INCH       HALL               NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
1000 PM     HAIL             KENESAW                 40.62N 98.66W   
06/07/2008  E1.00 INCH       ADAMS              NE   EMERGENCY MNGR    
 
1007 PM     HAIL             BURR OAK                39.87N 98.30W   
06/07/2008  M1.00 INCH       JEWELL             KS   CO-OP OBSERVER    
 
            3/4 TO 1 INCH HAIL  
 
1009 PM     HAIL             1 W FULLERTON           41.36N 97.99W   
06/07/2008  E0.88 INCH       NANCE              NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
1011 PM     HAIL             BELGRADE                41.47N 98.07W   
06/07/2008  M0.25 INCH       NANCE              NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
1016 PM     HAIL             AXTELL                  40.48N 99.13W   
06/07/2008  E1.00 INCH       KEARNEY            NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
1018 PM     HAIL             PROSSER                 40.69N 98.58W   
06/07/2008  E1.00 INCH       ADAMS              NE   EMERGENCY MNGR    
 
1025 PM     HAIL             HOLDREGE                40.44N 99.38W   
06/07/2008  M0.75 INCH       PHELPS             NE   EMERGENCY MNGR    
 
1028 PM     HAIL             2 E JUNIATA             40.59N 98.47W   
06/07/2008  E1.25 INCH       ADAMS              NE   PUBLIC            
 
1030 PM     HAIL             SUPERIOR                40.02N 98.07W   
06/07/2008  E0.88 INCH       NUCKOLLS           NE   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE  
 
1030 PM     HAIL             4 SW AXTELL             40.44N 99.18W   
06/07/2008  E1.00 INCH       PHELPS             NE   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
1036 PM     HAIL             4 S KENESAW             40.56N 98.66W   
06/07/2008  E1.25 INCH       ADAMS              NE   EMERGENCY MNGR    
 
1038 PM     HAIL             4 N HASTINGS            40.65N 98.39W   
06/07/2008  M0.75 INCH       ADAMS              NE   OFFICIAL NWS OBS  
 
1050 PM     HAIL             7 W NORTH LOUP          41.49N 98.91W   
06/07/2008  E0.88 INCH       VALLEY             NE   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
1107 PM     HAIL             5 S GREELEY             41.48N 98.53W   
06/07/2008  E1.00 INCH       GREELEY            NE   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE  
 
1140 PM     HAIL             SHELTON                 40.78N 98.73W   
06/07/2008  E1.00 INCH       BUFFALO            NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
1146 PM     HAIL             KENESAW                 40.62N 98.66W   
06/07/2008  E0.88 INCH       ADAMS              NE   EMERGENCY MNGR    
 
1147 PM     HAIL             KENESAW                 40.62N 98.66W   
06/07/2008  E1.00 INCH       ADAMS              NE   EMERGENCY MNGR    
 
1148 PM     HEAVY RAIN       DONIPHAN                40.77N 98.37W   
06/07/2008  M0.00 INCH       HALL               NE   PUBLIC            
 
             M2.50 INCHES IN 2 HOURS  
 
1154 PM     HAIL             WOOD RIVER              40.82N 98.60W   
06/07/2008  E0.88 INCH       HALL               NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
1156 PM     HAIL             PROSSER                 40.69N 98.58W   
06/07/2008  E2.75 INCH       ADAMS              NE   EMERGENCY MNGR    
 
            BASEBALL SIZE HAIL IN AND NORTHWEST OF PROSSER  
 
1216 AM     HAIL             7 S GRAND ISLAND        40.82N 98.37W   
06/08/2008  E2.75 INCH       HALL               NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
1228 AM     HAIL             YORK                    40.87N 97.60W   
06/08/2008  E0.88 INCH       YORK               NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
1229 AM     HAIL             GRAND ISLAND            40.92N 98.37W   
06/08/2008  E1.75 INCH       HALL               NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
1250 AM     FLASH FLOOD      8 S GRAND ISLAND        40.81N 98.37W   
06/08/2008                   HALL               NE   NWS EMPLOYEE      
 
            WATER COMING UP ON HIGHWAY 281 SOUTHBOUND LANE JUST NORTH  
            OF SOUTH CHANNEL OF PLATTE RIVER.   



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