Severe Weather & Rainfall Reports from August 16-17th 

...The Rain on the Plain is a Pain Once Again...

A cluster of moisture laden thunderstorms moved across our region late yesterday.  A few of the storm in Holt County packed estimated 50 to 80 MPH winds and minor structural damage was reported.  The winds were one thing the rainfall totals were something else.  Accumulations reported by National Weather Service observers ranged from a few tenths to almost 3 inches.  Below are select reports of accumulations of one inch or more.

 

CITY

RAINFALL IN INCHES

Stapleton 5W

2.87

Wellfleet

2.67

Wallace 2W

2.37

Medicine Creek Dam

2.11

Stockville

2.05

Callaway 8WSW

1.95

Mason City

1.70

Imperial

1.62

Broken Bow

1.56

Curtis 3NE

1.44

Eustis 2NW

1.28

North Platte

1.28

Madrid

1.27

Hayes Center

1.15

Red Willow Dam

1.02

 

 

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Rainfall reports received by the National Weather Service in North Platte 

Severe Weather reports across the North Platte CWA

Location

 Report and Description

7 NNW Stuart

70 MPH Thunderstorm Wind Gust

3 N Atkinson

80 MPH Thunderstorm Wind Gust

2 N Stuart

Power lines blown down 2 - 3 miles north of Stuart and a metal pole building blown off foundation.

O'Neill

70-75 MPH Thunderstorm Wind Gust

3 E Emmet

Nickel size hail with 70-80 MPH wind gusts.

2 W O'Neill

68 MPH Thunderstorm Wind Gust

Ewing

80 MPH thunderstorm wind gust with pea size hail.

10 S Arnold

70 MPH Thunderstorm Wind Gust

 

Jim Sweet & Shawn Jacobs 
August 17, 2010



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