February 3-4, 2012
Snow Storm Blankets Much of
Western and North Central Nebraska

 

A STRONG WINTER STORM SYSTEM MOVED INTO THE AREA EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING AND BROUGHT VERY HEAVY SNOW TO SOME LOCATIONS. THE SNOW
LASTED UNTIL EARLY THIS MORNING AND THEN TAPERED OFF TO FLURRIES
AS THE STORM MOVED TO THE EAST. SOME OF THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL
OCCURRED OVER MCPHERSON AND LOGAN COUNTIES IN ASSOCIATION
WITH A NEARLY STATIONARY BAND OF HEAVY SNOW THAT REMAINED IN
PLACE FOR WELL OVER 12 HOURS ON FRIDAY.

BELOW IS A SAMPLING OF SNOWFALL AMOUNTS RECEIVED THROUGH 10 AM
CST. NOT ALL REPORTS ARE OFFICIAL AND DATA IS CONSIDERED
PRELIMINARY.

STATION: TOTAL SNOW (INCHES):

15 NW STAPLETON 20.0
9 NNW RINGGOLD 19.0
9 ESE TRYON 17.0
RINGGOLD 16.0
5 W STAPLETON 15.0
2 E RINGGOLD 13.0
1 N RINGGOLD 12.5
9 ENE ELSMERE 12.0
15 NNE NORTH PLATTE 12.0
14 NNW STAPLETON 12.0
12 S TRYON 12.0
GRANT 11.0
TRYON 10.5
THEDFORD 9.5
1 NW HAYES CENTER 8.0
IMPERIAL 8.0
ARNOLD 8.0
ANSLEY 8.0
HERSHEY 8.0
5 NNE SUTHERLAND 8.0
NORTH PLATTE (INSIDE CITY) 7.8
9 NW ANSELMO 7.5
15 NNE NORTH PLATTE 7.0
NORTH PLATTE NWS 6.8
BRANDON 6.0
9 NE BARTLETT 5.0
PAXTON 5.0
SUTHERLAND 5.0
29 S VALENTINE 4.5
AINSWORTH 4.0
8 WSW CALLAWAY 4.0
4 NNE BERWYN 4.0

Interactive Snowfall Plot

February 3-4, 2012 snowfall
Preliminary Snowfall Totals for Western and North Central Nebraska

Visibile Satellite images show where the snow fell. Far Eastern Nebraska and South Dakota and areas to the east had clouds (notice the lack of noticable features like the river valleys). As the day progresses, snow is melting (white disappearing) on the northern and southern edges. Click on image to zoom.

Image from 1100 am (Feb 5)

Image from 100 pm (Feb 5)

Image from 200 pm (Feb 5)

Image from 330 pm (Feb 5)

  Page composition
by Matthew Masek &
Cory Van Pelt
February 4-5, 2012
 


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