Extensive Rainfall Occurs Across The Region

 
AN EXPANSIVE SHIELD OF RAINFALL OCCURRED AS A RESULT OF A LOW  
PRESSURE SYSTEM ALOFT - WHICH SPUN ACROSS EASTERN COLORADO INTO  
NORTHWESTERN KANSAS BY DAWN THURSDAY. AREAS OF LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN  
FELL OVER MUCH OF WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.  
 
THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL AMOUNTS OCCURRED OVER PERKINS...KEITH AND  
FRONTIER COUNTIES...ALTHOUGH A GOOD DOUSING OF PRECIPITATION WAS  
RECEIVED ACROSS THE ENTIRE COUNTY WARNING AREA.  
 
RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE LIKELY THROUGH  
THIS AFTERNOON...WITH ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ANOTHER ONE  
QUARTER TO ONE HALF INCH POSSIBLE.  
 
A SUMMARY OF RAINFALL REPORTS AT OR ABOVE ONE INCH IN THE PAST 24  
HOURS IS PROVIDED BELOW:  
 
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RAINFALL AMOUNT LOCATION COUNTY  
 
2.10 INCHES GRANT 9 NE PERKINS  
1.97 INCHES GRANT 3 N PERKINS  
1.86 INCHES MAYWOOD FRONTIER  
1.84 INCHES GRANT 1 NE PERKINS  
1.77 INCHES GRANT 4 NE PERKINS  
1.70 INCHES KINGSLEY DAM KEITH  
1.65 INCHES BARTLETT 1S WHEELER  
1.51 INCHES SWAN LAKE HOLT  
1.50 INCHES LYNCH BOYD  
 
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BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF LOCAL RAINFALL REPORTS AS FURNISHED TO THE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN NORTH PLATTE:  
   
.TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON
 
   
.DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE.
 
 
..REMARKS..  
 
0600 AM HEAVY RAIN 4 ENE GRANT 40.87N 101.66W  
05/12/2011 M1.77 INCH PERKINS NE MESONET  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL REPORT FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA  
RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0600 AM HEAVY RAIN 3 W NORTH PLATTE 41.13N 100.83W  
05/12/2011 M1.03 INCH LINCOLN NE NWS EMPLOYEE  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL THROUGH 600 AM CDT WAS 1.03 INCHES.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 19 N RUSHVILLE 42.99N 102.47W  
05/12/2011 M1.04 INCH SHERIDAN NE MESONET  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AS REPORTED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL  
ASSESSMENT AND INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 2 WNW NORTH PLATTE 41.14N 100.81W  
05/12/2011 M1.32 INCH LINCOLN NE MESONET  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AS REPORTED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL  
ASSESSMENT AND INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 7 SE CURTIS 40.56N 100.42W  
05/12/2011 M1.19 INCH FRONTIER NE MESONET  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AS REPORTED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL  
ASSESSMENT AND INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 14 SE ELSIE 40.70N 101.20W  
05/12/2011 M1.24 INCH LINCOLN NE MESONET  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AS REPORTED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL  
ASSESSMENT AND INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 9 NE BARTLETT 41.98N 98.43W  
05/12/2011 M1.60 INCH WHEELER NE MESONET  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AS REPORTED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL  
ASSESSMENT AND INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 4 ENE WELLFLEET 40.77N 100.66W  
05/12/2011 M1.62 INCH LINCOLN NE MESONET  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AS REPORTED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL  
ASSESSMENT AND INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN ONEILL 42.46N 98.65W  
05/12/2011 M1.46 INCH HOLT NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL REPORTED BY COOPERATIVE WEATHER  
OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN CHAMBERS 42.21N 98.75W  
05/12/2011 M1.05 INCH HOLT NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL REPORT FURNISHED BY A COOPERATIVE  
WEATHER OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN BUTTE 42.91N 98.85W  
05/12/2011 M1.56 INCH BOYD NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL REPORTED BY COOPERATIVE WEATHER  
OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN MAYWOOD 40.66N 100.62W  
05/12/2011 M1.86 INCH FRONTIER NE MESONET  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL REPORTED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL  
ASSESSMENT AND INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 1 NE GRANT 40.85N 101.71W  
05/12/2011 M1.84 INCH PERKINS NE MESONET  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL REPORT FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA  
RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 4 SW ELSIE 40.81N 101.44W  
05/12/2011 M1.49 INCH PERKINS NE MESONET  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL REPORT FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA  
RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 1 NE KILGORE 42.95N 100.94W  
05/12/2011 E1.23 INCH CHERRY NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL REPORT FROM A COOPERATIVE WEATHER  
OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN OGALLALA 41.13N 101.72W  
05/12/2011 M1.11 INCH KEITH NE AWOS  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL REPORTED BY AWOS OBSERVING SITE AT  
OGALLALA AIRPORT.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN ONEILL 42.46N 98.65W  
05/12/2011 M1.02 INCH HOLT NE AWOS  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL FROM AWOS OBSERVING SITE AT ONEILL  
AIRPORT.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 1 S BARTLETT 41.87N 98.55W  
05/12/2011 M1.65 INCH WHEELER NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL REPORT FURNISHED BY A COOPERATIVE  
WEATHER OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 9 WSW WALLACE 40.79N 101.32W  
05/12/2011 M1.41 INCH PERKINS NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL REPORT FROM A NEBRASKA RAINFALL  
ASSESSMENT AND INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 1 NNW NORTH PLATTE 41.15N 100.78W  
05/12/2011 M1.17 INCH LINCOLN NE MESONET  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL REPORT FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA  
RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 1 NW SUTHERLAND 41.17N 101.14W  
05/12/2011 M1.13 INCH LINCOLN NE MESONET  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AS REPORTED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL  
ASSESSMENT AND INFORMATION NETWORK.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 1 W CURTIS 40.63N 100.53W  
05/12/2011 M1.12 INCH FRONTIER NE MESONET  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AS REPORTED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL  
ASSESSMENT AND INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 8 SW MADRID 40.77N 101.65W  
05/12/2011 M1.24 INCH PERKINS NE MESONET  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL REPORT FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA  
RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 3 SSW HERSHEY 41.12N 101.02W  
05/12/2011 M1.23 INCH LINCOLN NE MESONET  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL REPORT FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA  
RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN KINGSLEY DAM 41.21N 101.66W  
05/12/2011 M1.70 INCH KEITH NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL REPORTED BY COOPERATIVE WEATHER  
OBSERVER.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN 3 E NORTH PLATTE 41.13N 100.71W  
05/12/2011 M1.08 INCH LINCOLN NE OFFICIAL NWS OBS  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AT LEE BIRD FIELD IN NORTH PLATTE  
WAS 1.08 INCHES THROUGH 700 AM CDT.  
 
0700 AM HEAVY RAIN WELLFLEET 40.75N 100.73W  
05/12/2011 M1.42 INCH LINCOLN NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL REPORT FROM COOPERATIVE WEATHER  
OBSERVER.  
 
0800 AM HEAVY RAIN 9 NE GRANT 40.94N 101.60W  
05/12/2011 M2.10 INCH PERKINS NE MESONET  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AS REPORTED BY A NEBRASKA RAINFALL  
ASSESSMENT AND INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0800 AM HEAVY RAIN 3 N GRANT 40.89N 101.73W  
05/12/2011 M1.97 INCH PERKINS NE MESONET  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL REPORT AS FURNISHED BY A NEBRASKA  
RAINFALL ASSESSMENT AND INFORMATION NETWORK OBSERVER.  
 
0800 AM HEAVY RAIN 3 S NORTH PLATTE 41.09N 100.77W  
05/12/2011 M1.25 INCH LINCOLN NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL FROM NORTH PLATTE EXPERIMENTAL FARM  
COOPERATIVE WEATHER OBSERVER SITE.  
 
0800 AM HEAVY RAIN 6 N GORDON 42.89N 102.20W  
05/12/2011 M1.31 INCH SHERIDAN NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL REPORT FURNISHED BY A COOPERATIVE  
WEATHER OBSERVER.  
 
0800 AM HEAVY RAIN LYNCH 42.83N 98.47W  
05/12/2011 E1.50 INCH BOYD NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL REPORT FURNISHED BY A COOPERATIVE  
WEATHER OBSERVER.  
 
0800 AM HEAVY RAIN 2 NW EUSTIS 40.68N 100.06W  
05/12/2011 M1.14 INCH FRONTIER NE CO-OP OBSERVER  
 
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL REPORT FURNISHED BY A COOPERATIVE  
WEATHER OBSERVER.


(24 hour estimated rainfall totals above,  from KLNX WSR-88D Doppler Radar - May 11th, 2011)


(24 hour precipitation totals above, ending 7 AM CDT May 12th, 2011)

 
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