Dec. 26-27, 2014: 1-4 Inches of Snow...Highest In Northern/Western Counties

A band of generally light snowfall moved in across south central Nebraska and north central Kansas during the day on Friday, December 26 and continued into the overnight hours that night.  Most of the snowfall tapered off and moved northeast of the area during the early morning hours of Saturday, December 27...leaving behind snow accumulation generally in the one to four inch range, with the greatest accumulation noted generally west of north of I-80 and west of Highway-281.  In addition to the snowfall, a brief period of light freezing drizzle was also noted across portions of the area Friday afternoon and evening, creating some slick spots on area roadways.


The image below shows the evolution of precipitation across the area between Friday afternoon and early Saturday morning...


The image below shows a map of observed snow accumulation from across the area...



The table below includes some of the more notable snowfall reports from across the area...

Site Snow Accumulation (inches)
St. Paul 4.0
Grand Island Airport 3.5
Ord 3.5
Greeley 3.1
Ravenna 3.0
Scotia 4E 3.0
Kearney Airport 2.5
Elm Creek 5WSW 2.4
Central City 2.2
Hendley 5S 2.0
Wilsonville 2.0
Minden 1.8
Hastings 4N 1.5

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