Frost Occurred in Some Areas Last Night
A dry high pressure system moved across the area last night, which created a favorable situation for the formation of frost across parts of western Nebraska. Many locations fell to 32 degrees or lower for at least a brief time. The coldest temperatures were observed in low-lying areas such as the Platte River Valley.
Below are the minimum temperature reports for last night across western and north central Nebraska, as received from airport sensors and National Weather Service Cooperative Observers.
LOCATION MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
Some additional statistics for selected airport locations are provided below:
LOCATION MINIMUM TEMPERATURE NORMAL DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL
BROKEN BOW 31 DEGREES 43 DEGREES -12 DEGREES
IMPERIAL 36 DEGREES 45 DEGREES -9 DEGREES
NORTH PLATTE 28 DEGREES 44 DEGREES -16 DEGREES
VALENTINE 30 DEGREES 43 DEGREES -13 DEGREES
THIS WAS JUST ONE OF SEVERAL DAYS THIS MONTH WHERE TEMPERATURES HAVE
FALLEN TO 32 DEGREES OR LOWER.
LOCATION NUMBER OF DAYS SO FAR IN MAY WITH A LOW OF 32 OR LOWER
BROKEN BOW 7 /AVERAGE LAST FREEZE IS MAY 12TH/
IMPERIAL 4 /AVERAGE LAST FREEZE IS MAY 3RD/
NORTH PLATTE 7 /AVERAGE LAST FREEZE IS MAY 9TH/
VALENTINE 4 /AVERAGE LAST FREEZE IS MAY 10TH/
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