Severe Thunderstorms August 17, 2011

...POWERFUL THUNDERSTORMS ROLL ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHERN
NEBRASKA...

POWERFUL THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED ALONG A DRYLINE ACROSS WESTERN
NEBRASKA AND PUSHED EASTWARD DURING THE EVENING. THUNDERSTORMS
BECAME SEVERE ACROSS PORTIONS OF CHERRY COUNTY WITH HAIL
THE SIZE OF BASEBALLS AS WELL AS A BRIEF TORNADO TOUCHDOWN. ANOTHER
BATCH OF THUNDERSTORMS PUSHED INTO HOOKER...TODD...KEYA PAHA...AND
NORTHERN BROWN COUNTIES DURING THE LATE EVENING. A COUPLE FUNNEL
CLOUDS WERE REPORTED...ALTHOUGH NO TORNADO TOUCHDOWNS HAVE BEEN
REPORTED AS OF 10 PM CDT. HERE IS A LISTING OF SEVERE WEATHER
REPORTS AS OF 10 PM CDT.

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0600 PM     HAIL             36 NNW MULLEN           42.52N 101.31W
08/17/2011  E2.50 INCH       CHERRY             NE   PUBLIC

0621 PM     HAIL             36 NW MULLEN            42.41N 101.54W
08/17/2011  E1.25 INCH       CHERRY             NE   POST OFFICE

0715 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     15 WNW MULLEN           42.12N 101.31W
08/17/2011                   CHERRY             NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

0739 PM     HAIL             5 W MULLEN              42.04N 101.14W
08/17/2011  E1.75 INCH       HOOKER             NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0740 PM     TORNADO          25 NW MULLEN            42.30N 101.39W
08/17/2011                   CHERRY             NE   PUBLIC

            ROPE TORNADO BRIEFLY TOUCHED DOWN JUST SOUTH OF THEIR
            HOME IN A PASTURE.

0745 PM     HAIL             26 NW MULLEN            42.31N 101.40W
08/17/2011  E2.75 INCH       CHERRY             NE   PUBLIC

0825 PM     HAIL             20 S MULLEN             41.75N 101.04W
08/17/2011  M1.00 INCH       HOOKER             NE   NWS EMPLOYEE

0922 PM     HAIL             7 NNE SPARKS            43.02N 100.21W
08/17/2011  E1.00 INCH       TODD               SD   PUBLIC

0937 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     12 W SPRINGVIEW         42.83N 99.99W
08/17/2011                   KEYA PAHA          NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0947 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     17 NNW AINSWORTH        42.78N 99.99W
08/17/2011                   BROWN              NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

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