Heavy Rains Reported on July 7th and 8th

Scattered slow moving showers and thunderstorms developed late on the evening of July 7th.  These storms lingered throughout the night into early morning on July 8th.  The strongest storms deposited as much as 3.85 inches 3 miles northeast of Stockville, with 3.57 inches at Moorefield in Frontier County.  Storm total rainfall of 3.50 inches was reported 9 miles northwest of Imperial, in Chase County.

Below is a short table showing the highest 24 hour rainfall totals reported to the National Weather Service in North Platte, ending at 700 AM CDT on July 8th.


Location                                                                                                                         Rainfall Amount

Stockville 3 NE                                                                                                                      3.85 inches
Moorefield                                                                                                                             3.57 inches
Imperial 9 WNW                                                                                                                    3.50 inches
Imperial 7 NW                                                                                                                       2.40 inches

Wauneta 5 E                                                                                                                         2.14 inches
Wallace 9 WSW                                                                                                                    2.01 inches
Grant 3 S                                                                                                                              1.91 inches
Bartley 9 NNW                                                                                                                      1.81 inches
Champion                                                                                                                             1.75 inches
Wauneta 6 W                                                                                                                        1.75 inches
Champion 3 SW                                                                                                                    1.73 inches
Grant 3 N                                                                                                                              1.50 inches


Doppler Radar - Storm Total Precipitation estimate
Doppler Radar - Storm Total Precipitation Estimate above
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service rainfall estimate
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service rainfall estimates

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