Snowfall & Wind Reports from Sunday February 10th, 2013

As an upper level low pressure system transitioned from south central Nebraska near dawn Sunday February 10th - then into southwestern Minnesota by sunset, a wide swath of precipitation was noted across much of western and central Nebraska.

Blizzard conditions were widespread on Sunday, with the heaviest snowfall a ten inch report 15 miles northwest of Stapleton, in McPherson County. 8.2 inches of snowfall was reported to the east southeast of Long Pine, in Rock County. 8 inches of fresh snow was recorded at Big Springs and Chappell, with 7 inches reported at Chambers and near Oshkosh. Lee Bird Field in North Platte picked up 4.4 inches of new snow, while Miller Field in Valentine received 4 inches. 

Fierce winds buffeted Nebraska Sunday, with a peak wind speed of 56 MPH at the Thedford Airport, 54 MPH at the Broken Bow Airport, 53 MPH at the Ainsworth Airport, and 51 MPH at Lee Bird Field in North Platte.

A map of local storm reports is located below - please click on this image for a detailed listing of reports from Sunday, February 10th.
Local Storm Reports - click for  more details



Surface Map valid at Miidnight CST
  Surface Map above was valid at Midnight CST on Sunday February 10th, 2013
Surface Map valid at 900 AM CST Sunday, February 10th, 2013
  Surface Map above was valid at 900 AM CST on Sunday, February 10th, 2013
Satelliite water vapor imagery near dawn Sunday February 10th, 2013
  Satellite Water Vapor Imagery valid near sunrise Sunday February 10th, 2013 
Satellite Water Vapor Imagery valid near sunset - Sunday February 10th, 2013
  Satellite Water Vapor Imagery valid near sunset Sunday, February 10th, 2013
PHoto credit: Jacque Trumbull
Photo credit: Jacque Trumbull

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