Strong Winds and Severe Weather October 6th

 

...STRONG STORM SYSTEM BRINGS HIGH WINDS AND SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
TO WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEBRASKA THURSDAY OCTOBER 6TH...

A POWERFUL UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ACROSS THE INTERMOUNTAIN
WEST EJECTED ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN HIGH PLAINS TODAY.
THIS POWERFUL STORM SYSTEM SUPPORTED VERY STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTH
SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS IN EXCESS OF 50 TO 65 MILES PER HOUR ACROSS
MUCH OF CENTRAL NEBRASKA. IN ADDITION...STRONG TO SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED ALONG A SURFACE DRYLINE THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS
THE EASTERN PANHANDLE AND SPREAD EASTWARD DURING THE EVENING. HAIL
THE SIZE OF PING PONG BALLS AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 68 MILES PER
HOUR WERE REPORTED WITH THESE STORMS.

HERE IS A PRELIMINARY LISTING OF WIND AND STORM REPORTS AS OF 10 PM
CDT.

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

0247 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST IMPERIAL                40.52N 101.64W
10/06/2011  E58.00 MPH       CHASE              NE   ASOS

0300 PM     NON-TSTM WND DMG NORTH PLATTE            41.13N 100.77W
10/06/2011                   LINCOLN            NE   PUBLIC

            GAZEBO FLIPPED OVER AT A HOME AT 2ND ST AND MAPLE. ALSO A
            LARGE TREE BRANCH FELL ON A CAR AT THE SAME LOCATION.

0333 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST BROKEN BOW              41.41N 99.64W
10/06/2011  M58.00 MPH       CUSTER             NE   ASOS

0333 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST BROKEN BOW              41.41N 99.64W
10/06/2011  M58.00 MPH       CUSTER             NE   ASOS

0345 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST IMPERIAL                40.52N 101.64W
10/06/2011  E61.00 MPH       CHASE              NE   ASOS

0355 PM     HIGH SUST WINDS  4 ENE JOHNSTOWN         42.59N 99.99W
10/06/2011  M40.00 MPH       BROWN              NE   AWOS

            KANW AWOS SITE

0355 PM     HIGH SUST WINDS  THEDFORD                41.98N 100.57W
10/06/2011  M44.00 MPH       THOMAS             NE   ASOS

0400 PM     NON-TSTM WND DMG 3 E NORTH PLATTE        41.13N 100.71W
10/06/2011                   LINCOLN            NE   NWS EMPLOYEE

            HIGH WINDS BENT 4 SHEETS OF METAL FLASHING APPROXIMATELY
            30 DEGREES FROM A DUMPSTER DOOR. TIME IS APPROXIMATE.

0403 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST 4 E NORTH PLATTE        41.13N 100.70W
10/06/2011  M59.00 MPH       LINCOLN            NE   ASOS

            ASOS MEASUREMENT

0403 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST 4 E NORTH PLATTE        41.13N 100.70W
10/06/2011  M59.00 MPH         LINCOLN            NE   ASOS

            ASOS MEASUREMENT

0416 PM     NON-TSTM WND DMG 3 E NORTH PLATTE        41.13N 100.71W
10/06/2011                   LINCOLN            NE   NWS EMPLOYEE

            HIGH WINDS...4 SHEETS OF METAL FLASHING ON DUMPSTER DOOR
            BENT OUTWARD ABOUT 30 DEGREES.

0424 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST BROKEN BOW              41.41N 99.64W
10/06/2011  M52.00 MPH       CUSTER             NE   ASOS

0435 PM     HIGH SUST WINDS  3 E BIG SPRINGS         41.07N 102.01W
10/06/2011  M51.00 MPH       KEITH              NE   MESONET

            UNION PACIFIC SITE 196

0441 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST 10 ESE CHAPPELL         41.04N 102.29W
10/06/2011  M62.00 MPH       DEUEL              NE   DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

0451 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST BIG SPRINGS             41.04N 102.30W
10/06/2011  M58.00 MPH       DEUEL              NE   DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

0451 PM     HIGH SUST WINDS  5 E IN 80 MILE MARKER 9 41.04N 102.30W
10/06/2011  M45.00 MPH       DEUEL              NE   DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

0543 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST KINGSLEY DAM            41.21N 101.66W
10/06/2011  M61.00 MPH       KEITH              NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SUSTAINED WINDS AT TIME OF REPORT WERE 46 MPH. SPOTTER
            REPORTED HUGE PLUMES OF DUST AND SAND BEING LIFTED INTO
            THE AIR.

0545 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST VALENTINE               42.87N 100.55W
10/06/2011  M53.00 MPH       CHERRY             NE   ASOS

0551 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST BROKEN BOW              41.41N 99.64W
10/06/2011  M54.00 MPH       CUSTER             NE   ASOS

0551 PM     HIGH SUST WINDS  10 ESE CHAPPELL         41.04N 102.29W
10/06/2011  M41.00 MPH       DEUEL              NE   DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

0555 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST AINSWORTH               42.55N 99.86W
10/06/2011  M54.00 MPH       BROWN              NE   AWOS

0555 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST THEDFORD                41.98N 100.57W
10/06/2011  M55.00 MPH       THOMAS             NE   AWOS

0621 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST 4 WSW BIG SPRINGS       41.04N 102.15W
10/06/2011  M59.00 MPH       DEUEL              NE   CO-OP OBSERVER

0622 PM     TSTM WND GST     MERRIMAN                42.92N 101.70W
10/06/2011  E70.00 MPH       CHERRY             NE   PUBLIC

            ESTIMATED 60 TO 70 MPH WINDS COMBINING WITH PEA SIZE HAIL
            AND VERY HEAVY RAIN.

0631 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST ELLSWORTH               42.06N 102.29W
10/06/2011  M53.00 MPH       SHERIDAN           NE   MESONET

            REPORT FROM NEDOR SITE ON HIGHWAY 2 AT ELSWORTH.

0635 PM     HIGH SUST WINDS  THEDFORD                41.98N 100.57W
10/06/2011  M45.00 MPH       THOMAS             NE   AWOS

            MEASURED BY THEDFORD AWOS SITE.

0635 PM     HIGH SUST WINDS  AINSWORTH               42.55N 99.86W
10/06/2011  M40.00 MPH       BROWN              NE   AWOS

            REPORT FROM AINSWORTH AIRPORT AWOS SITE OF SUSTAINED
            WINDS.

0642 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST VALENTINE               42.87N 100.55W
10/06/2011  M58.00 MPH       CHERRY             NE   ASOS

0655 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST AINSWORTH               42.55N 99.86W
10/06/2011  M58.00 MPH       BROWN              NE   AWOS

0655 PM     HIGH SUST WINDS  AINSWORTH               42.55N 99.86W
10/06/2011  M40.00 MPH       BROWN              NE   AWOS

0659 PM     TSTM WND GST     10 SSW MERRIMAN         42.79N 101.78W
10/06/2011  E50.00 MPH       CHERRY             NE   PUBLIC

            PEA SIZE HAIL AND VERY HEAVY RAIN ALSO OCCURRING AT TIME
            OF THIS REPORT.

0705 PM     HAIL             MERRIMAN                42.92N 101.70W
10/06/2011  M1.50 INCH       CHERRY             NE   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            QUARTER TO PING BALL SIZED HAIL OCCCURED IN MERRIMAN.
            RESCUE UNIT REPORTED HIGHWAY GREEN FROM STRIPPED LEAVES.

0707 PM     HAIL             MERRIMAN                42.92N 101.70W
10/06/2011  M1.50 INCH       CHERRY             NE   PUBLIC

            VERY HEAVY RAIN AND WIND GUSTS ALSO REPORTED.

0708 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST VALENTINE               42.87N 100.55W
10/06/2011  M58.00 MPH       CHERRY             NE   ASOS

0755 PM     HIGH SUST WINDS  THEDFORD                41.98N 100.57W
10/06/2011  M44.00 MPH       THOMAS             NE   AWOS

0807 PM     TSTM WND GST     11 NW TRYON             41.67N 101.10W
10/06/2011  E70.00 MPH       MCPHERSON          NE   PUBLIC

            ACCOMPANIED WITH PEA SIZE HAIL AND DRIVING RAIN.

0811 PM     NON-TSTM WND DMG 3 E NORTH PLATTE        41.13N 100.71W
10/06/2011                   LINCOLN            NE   NWS EMPLOYEE

            POWER OUTAGE AT LEE BIRD AIRPORT.

0820 PM     TSTM WND GST     14 S MULLEN             41.84N 101.04W
10/06/2011  E60.00 MPH       HOOKER             NE   PUBLIC

0835 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST 4 E NORTH PLATTE        41.13N 100.70W
10/06/2011  M59.00 MPH       LINCOLN            NE   ASOS

            FROM THE KLBF ASOS. WINDS WERE SUSTAINED AT 40 MPH AT THE
            TIME OF THE GUST ALSO.

0835 PM     HIGH SUST WINDS  4 ENE JOHNSTOWN         42.60N 99.99W
10/06/2011  M40.00 MPH       BROWN              NE   AWOS

            FROM THE KANW AWOS

0842 PM     HAIL             17 E ARTHUR             41.57N 101.36W
10/06/2011  E0.88 INCH       MCPHERSON          NE   PUBLIC

0843 PM     TSTM WND GST     4 E MULLEN              42.04N 100.96W
10/06/2011  E60.00 MPH       HOOKER             NE   PUBLIC

0843 PM     HAIL             12 SW BROWNLEE          42.17N 100.79W
10/06/2011  E0.88 INCH       CHERRY             NE   PUBLIC

0855 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST THEDFORD                41.98N 100.57W
10/06/2011  M59.00 MPH       THOMAS             NE   AWOS

            FROM THE KTIF AWOS.

0914 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST 3 E ARNOLD              41.42N 100.14W
10/06/2011  E60.00 MPH       CUSTER             NE   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            STEADY WINDS OF 40 TO 50 MPH FOR LAST SEVERAL HOURS WITH
            FREQUENT GUSTS TO 60 MPH.

0915 PM     HAIL             7 NW BROWNLEE           42.36N 100.72W
10/06/2011  E0.88 INCH       CHERRY             NE   PUBLIC

0928 PM     HAIL             3 S MULLEN              42.00N 101.04W
10/06/2011  E0.75 INCH       HOOKER             NE   PUBLIC

0928 PM     TSTM WND GST     3 S MULLEN              42.00N 101.04W
10/06/2011  E65.00 MPH       HOOKER             NE   PUBLIC

0940 PM     TSTM WND GST     VALENTINE               42.87N 100.55W
10/06/2011  M68.00 MPH       CHERRY             NE   ASOS

0942 PM     HAIL             21 SSE VALENTINE        42.59N 100.39W
10/06/2011  E0.50 INCH       CHERRY             NE   PUBLIC

0942 PM     TSTM WND GST     21 SSE VALENTINE        42.59N 100.39W
10/06/2011  E60.00 MPH       CHERRY             NE   PUBLIC

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