Western & North Central Nebraska Doused By Heavy Rainfall

AHPS 24 Hour Precipitation Map ending 7 AM CDT July 12th, 2011
(24 Hour AHPS Precipitation Map above for Nebraska - ending 7 AM CDT Tuesday July 12th, 2011)

Radar Animation from the evening of July 11th, 2011
(Radar Animation above, from the evening of July 11th, 2011)

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED ON MONDAY AFTERNOON  
ALONG THE FRONT RANGE OF THE WYOMING AND COLORADO ROCKIES...THEN  
MIGRATED INTO THE NEBRASKA PANHANDLE. EVENTUALLY THESE STORMS  
CONGEALED INTO A LARGE CONVECTIVE THUNDERSTORM COMPLEX WHICH  
MARCHED EAST ACROSS NEBRASKA...PRODUCING PROLIFIC RAINFALL AMOUNTS  
AT MANY LOCATIONS...ALONG WITH DAMAGING WINDS AND HAIL IN PORTIONS  
OF SHERIDAN AND CHERRY COUNTIES.  
 
RADAR INDICATIONS PROMPTED THE ISSUANCE OF SEVERAL TORNADO  
WARNINGS ON MONDAY EVENING.  
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THE HIGHEST RAINFALL TOTALS PRODUCED BY THIS MESOSCALE CONVECTIVE  
COMPLEX AS IT MOVED ACROSS THE REGION ARE DETAILED BELOW:  
 
LOCATIONSOURCEAMOUNTCOUNTY  
 
MULLEN NERAIN 3.75 INCHES HOOKER  
SENECA NERAIN 3.72 INCHES THOMAS  
WHITMAN 26N NERAIN 3.55 INCHES CHERRY  
THEDFORD 6W NERAIN 3.15 INCHES THOMAS  
 
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BELOW IS A COMPREHENSIVE LISTING OF SOME OF THE HIGHER RAINFALL  
AMOUNTS REPORTED TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - FROM ACROSS  
WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA:  
 
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.TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON
 
   
.DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE.
 
 
..REMARKS..  
 
0600 AM HEAVY RAIN 3 W GORDON 42.81N 102.26W  
07/12/2011 M2.00 INCH SHERIDAN NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 600 AM CDT.  
 
0600 AM HEAVY RAIN 7 WSW CHAPPELL 41.06N 102.59W  
07/12/2011 M1.81 INCH DEUEL NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 600 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0600 AM HEAVY RAIN IMPERIAL 40.52N 101.64W  
07/12/2011 M1.29 INCH CHASE NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 600 AM CDT. LIGHTNING  
STRUCK SUBSTATION IN IMPERIAL AND CAUSED DAMAGE TO A  
RECLOSURE DEVICE. IMPERIAL HAD A POWER OUTAGE FROM  
APPROXIMATELY 1014 PM ON JULY 11TH...THROUGH 200 AM ON  
THE MORNING OF THE 12TH.  
 
0600 AM HEAVY RAIN MULLEN 42.04N 101.04W  
07/12/2011 M2.87 INCH HOOKER NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 600 AM CDT.  
 
0600 AM HEAVY RAIN BUTTE 42.91N 98.85W  
07/12/2011 M1.48 INCH BOYD NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 600 AM CDT.  
 
0600 AM HEAVY RAIN 2 NW SPRINGVIEW 42.85N 99.78W  
07/12/2011 M1.00 INCH KEYA PAHA NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 600 AM CDT.  
 
0645 AM HEAVY RAIN 29 S VALENTINE 42.45N 100.55W  
07/12/2011 M1.23 INCH CHERRY NE TRAINED SPOTTER  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL.  
 
0645 AM HEAVY RAIN 11 NW STAPLETON 41.59N 100.66W  
07/12/2011 M2.23 INCH LOGAN NE PUBLIC  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 8 WSW MERNA 41.44N 99.90W  
07/12/2011 M1.35 INCH CUSTER NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 9 NE BARTLETT 41.98N 98.43W  
07/12/2011 M1.34 INCH WHEELER NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 20 NNE BURWELL 42.05N 98.98W  
07/12/2011 M1.33 INCH GARFIELD NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 9 WSW WALLACE 40.79N 101.32W  
07/12/2011 M1.32 INCH PERKINS NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 11 W MERNA 41.48N 99.97W  
07/12/2011 M1.17 INCH CUSTER NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN PAGE 42.40N 98.42W  
07/12/2011 M1.50 INCH HOLT NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 10 SW MULLEN 41.94N 101.18W  
07/12/2011 M1.70 INCH HOOKER NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 1 ENE NORTH PLATTE 41.14N 100.75W  
07/12/2011 M1.22 INCH LINCOLN NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 2 WNW ANSELMO 41.63N 99.90W  
07/12/2011 E1.40 INCH CUSTER NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 19 N RUSHVILLE 42.99N 102.47W  
07/12/2011 M1.74 INCH SHERIDAN NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN MULLEN 42.04N 101.04W  
07/12/2011 M3.75 INCH HOOKER NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 26 N WHITMAN 42.42N 101.54W  
07/12/2011 M3.55 INCH CHERRY NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 6 E THEDFORD 41.98N 100.46W  
07/12/2011 M3.15 INCH THOMAS NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL REPORT ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 7 W THEDFORD 41.98N 100.71W  
07/12/2011 M2.91 INCH THOMAS NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL AMOUNT ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN BIG SPRINGS 41.06N 102.07W  
07/12/2011 M1.15 INCH DEUEL NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 11 E BARTLETT 41.88N 98.34W  
07/12/2011 M1.44 INCH WHEELER NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 4 WSW JOHNSTOWN 42.55N 100.13W  
07/12/2011 M1.02 INCH BROWN NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN VALENTINE 42.87N 100.55W  
07/12/2011 M1.05 INCH CHERRY NE ASOS  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 3 N GRANT 40.89N 101.73W  
07/12/2011 M1.10 INCH PERKINS NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN EMMET 42.48N 98.81W  
07/12/2011 M1.08 INCH HOLT NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 8 WSW CALLAWAY 41.25N 100.06W  
07/12/2011 M1.23 INCH CUSTER NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 6 WNW ERICSON 41.81N 98.79W  
07/12/2011 M1.40 INCH GARFIELD NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 5 W STAPLETON 41.48N 100.61W  
07/12/2011 M1.30 INCH LOGAN NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN SENECA 42.04N 100.83W  
07/12/2011 M3.72 INCH THOMAS NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 14 NNE ATKINSON 42.72N 98.87W  
07/12/2011 M1.53 INCH HOLT NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 6 SSW CHAMPION 40.38N 101.75W  
07/12/2011 M1.50 INCH CHASE NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL AMOUNT ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 2 W OGALLALA 41.13N 101.76W  
07/12/2011 M1.04 INCH KEITH NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 2 SSW BURWELL 41.75N 99.15W  
07/12/2011 M1.42 INCH GARFIELD NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 2 S GORDON 42.78N 102.20W  
07/12/2011 M2.45 INCH SHERIDAN NE TRAINED SPOTTER  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN THEDFORD 41.98N 100.57W  
07/12/2011 M2.14 INCH THOMAS NE AWOS  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT AT THE  
THEDFORD AIRPORT.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN OGALLALA 41.13N 101.72W  
07/12/2011 M1.19 INCH KEITH NE AWOS  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN AINSWORTH 42.55N 99.86W  
07/12/2011 M1.39 INCH BROWN NE AWOS  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL AT THE AINSWORTH AIRPORT ENDING AT  
700 AM CDT.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 2 SE ANSELMO 41.60N 99.84W  
07/12/2011 M1.35 INCH CUSTER NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 3 NNE CHAPPELL 41.13N 102.44W  
07/12/2011 M2.07 INCH DEUEL NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 6 NE NORTH PLATTE 41.19N 100.69W  
07/12/2011 M1.02 INCH LINCOLN NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 2 E LEWELLEN 41.33N 102.10W  
07/12/2011 M1.11 INCH GARDEN NE MESONET  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT. REPORT  
FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND  
INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0800 AM HEAVY RAIN 1 S BARTLETT 41.87N 98.55W  
07/12/2011 M1.67 INCH WHEELER NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 800 AM CDT.  
 
0800 AM HEAVY RAIN TAYLOR 41.77N 99.38W  
07/12/2011 M1.16 INCH LOUP NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 800 AM CDT.  
 
0800 AM HEAVY RAIN TRYON 41.56N 100.94W  
07/12/2011 M2.20 INCH MCPHERSON NE FIRE DEPT/RESCUE  
 
TRYON FIRE CHIEF REPORTED 24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING  
AT 800 AM CDT.  
 
0800 AM HEAVY RAIN AINSWORTH 42.55N 99.86W  
07/12/2011 M2.40 INCH BROWN NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 800 AM CDT.  
 
0800 AM HEAVY RAIN CHAMBERS 42.21N 98.75W  
07/12/2011 M1.25 INCH HOLT NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT.  
 
0800 AM HEAVY RAIN KINGSLEY DAM 41.21N 101.66W  
07/12/2011 M1.10 INCH KEITH NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 700 AM CDT.  
 
0800 AM HEAVY RAIN 9 ENE ELSMERE 42.21N 100.02W  
07/12/2011 M1.51 INCH BROWN NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ENDING AT 800 AM CDT.  
 
0800 AM HEAVY RAIN 10 NW TRYON 41.66N 101.08W  
07/12/2011 M2.50 INCH MCPHERSON NE FIRE DEPT/RESCUE  
 
REPORT RELAYED BY FIRE DEPARTMENT. 24 HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL  
ENDING AT 800 AM CDT.
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