Thunderstorms rolled southeast across Nebraska and Kansas Tuesday evening and night, producing large hail and damaging winds across south central Nebraska and north central Kansas.

A list and graphic depicting preliminary severe weather reports from last night can be found below:

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE  
802 AM CDT WED JUN 18 2008  
   
.TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON
 
   
.DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE.
 
 
            ..REMARKS..  
 
0843 PM     HAIL             SPALDING                41.69N 98.36W   
06/17/2008  E1.00 INCH       GREELEY            NE   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
            PLUS VERY HEAVY RAIN  
 
0843 PM     HAIL             SPALDING                41.69N 98.36W   
06/17/2008  E1.00 INCH       GREELEY            NE   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
0844 PM     HAIL             1 N SPALDING            41.70N 98.36W   
06/17/2008  E1.00 INCH       GREELEY            NE   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
0845 PM     HAIL             SPALDING                41.69N 98.36W   
06/17/2008  E1.00 INCH       GREELEY            NE   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
0853 PM     HAIL             8 S SPALDING            41.57N 98.36W   
06/17/2008  E1.00 INCH       GREELEY            NE   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
            WALL CLOUD MOVING SOUTHEAST  
 
0921 PM     HAIL             BELGRADE                41.47N 98.07W   
06/17/2008  E1.00 INCH       NANCE              NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
            WIND SPEED ESTIMATED 60 MPH WITH VERY HEAVY RAIN  
 
1008 PM     HAIL             CENTRAL CITY            41.11N 98.00W   
06/17/2008  E1.00 INCH       MERRICK            NE   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
1030 PM     HAIL             YORK                    40.87N 97.60W   
06/17/2008  E1.00 INCH       YORK               NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
            YORK AIRPORT AWOS WIND GUST 61 MPH WITH SCATTERED POWER   
            OUTAGES IN TOWN  
 
1030 PM     TSTM WND GST     YORK                    40.87N 97.60W   
06/17/2008  M61.00 MPH       YORK               NE   AWOS              
 
            WIND GUST TO 61 MPH  
 
1159 PM     TSTM WND GST     2 WNW HASTINGS          40.60N 98.43W   
06/17/2008  M76.00 MPH       ADAMS              NE   ASOS              
 
            76 MPH PEAK WIND GUST AT HASTINGS MUNICIPAL AIRPORT  
 
1235 AM     TSTM WND GST     4 NE KEARNEY            40.74N 99.03W   
06/18/2008  M61.00 MPH       BUFFALO            NE   AWOS              
 
0205 AM     TSTM WND GST     DAMAR                   39.32N 99.58W   
06/18/2008  E60.00 MPH       ROOKS              KS   CO-OP OBSERVER    
 
            4 TO 5 INCH DIAMETER TREE LIMBS DOWN. TIME ESTIMATED FROM  
            RADAR.   

 

 

 

 


Another round of severe thunderstorms is expected to arrive later this afternoon and evening and continue into the overnight hours.  The primary hazards from the storms this evening and tonight will be large hail the size of golfballs, damaging wind gusts of 70 mph, and locally heavy rainfall. 

Severe weather information including mesoscale discussions, convective outlooks, warning and safety information can be found here.

NOAA Weather Radio information including transmitter frequencies and programming codes can be found here.






 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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