An upper level disturbance and cold frontal boundary brought precipitation mainly to south central Nebraska on Monday evening (December 8th).   The precipitation began as rain early Monday evening, but eventually mixed with and changed over to snow.  Snowfall accumulations Monday night were greatest along and north of Interstate 80, where amounts generally ranged from 1 to 3 inches.   North winds increased Monday night and remained strong Tuesday morning (December 9th).   Both Grand Island and Hastings Airports reported peak wind gusts of 45 mph between 12:30 am and 1:15 am.

 The table below depicts snowfall amounts ending at 7 am December 9, 2008.

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24 Hour Snowfall Amount

(ending 7 am 12/9/08)

Location 

Snowfall Amount

(inches)

Shelby 3NE 3.8
Ashton 3.0
Osceola 3.0
Wolbach 2.6
York 3N 2.6
Saint Paul 4N 2.0
Ord 2.0
North Loup 2.0
Fullerton
2.0
Greeley
2.0
Scotia 3SSE
2.0
York 2SSE
2.0
Stromsburg 7SSE
1.8
Palmer 5SSE
1.5
Phillips 4SE
1.5
Arcadia 1.0
Belgrade
1.0
Loup City 1.0
Ravenna 5SW
1.0
Palmer 9NE
1.0
Wood River
1.0
Wilsonville
1.0
Miller
1.0
Holdrege
1.0
Grand Island 6NE
0.9
Hastings 4N 0.4


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