Preliminary Friday Snowfall Amounts

Listed below are some PRELIMINARY snowfall amounts reported Friday night to NWS Hastings from a variety of sources, including cooperative observers, trained spotters, and law enforcement. The highest snowfall amounts of 4 to 5 inches have focused across Valley, Greeley and Nance counties.

Additional and/or updated snowfall reports will be posted over the course of the next 24 hours as new information rolls in. 

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE  
1219 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2009  
   
.TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON
 
   
.DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE.
 
 
            ..REMARKS..  
 
0707 PM     SNOW             ARCADIA                 41.42N 99.13W   
02/27/2009  M4.0 INCH        VALLEY             NE   CO-OP OBSERVER    
 
            4 INCHES SO FAR AND STILL SNOWING  
 
0725 PM     SNOW             ORD                     41.60N 98.93W   
02/27/2009  M5.0 INCH        VALLEY             NE   CO-OP OBSERVER    
 
            5 INCHES OF SNOW SO FAR AND STARTING TO TAPER OFF  
 
0759 PM     SNOW             4 NE ELYRIA             41.72N 98.95W   
02/27/2009  E5.0 INCH        VALLEY             NE   PUBLIC            
 
            5 INCHES OF SNOW SO FAR AND IS TAPERING OFF  
 
0802 PM     SNOW             LEXINGTON               40.78N 99.74W   
02/27/2009  E2.0 INCH        DAWSON             NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
0810 PM     SNOW             5 N GENOA               41.52N 97.73W   
02/27/2009  E4.0 INCH        NANCE              NE   TRAINED SPOTTER   
 
            4 INCHES OF SNOW SO FAR  
 
0819 PM     SNOW             CENTRAL CITY            41.11N 98.00W   
02/27/2009  E1.0 INCH        MERRICK            NE   CO-OP OBSERVER    
 
            1 INCH SO FAR AND STILL SNOWING  
 
0825 PM     SNOW             ST. PAUL                41.21N 98.46W   
02/27/2009  E2.0 INCH        HOWARD             NE   CO-OP OBSERVER    
 
0830 PM     SNOW             KEARNEY                 40.70N 99.08W   
02/27/2009  E1.0 INCH        BUFFALO            NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
0837 PM     SNOW             HOLDREGE                40.44N 99.38W   
02/27/2009  E0.5 INCH        PHELPS             NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
1045 PM     SNOW             RED CLOUD               40.09N 98.52W   
02/27/2009  E1.0 INCH        WEBSTER            NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
1045 PM     SNOW             FULLERTON               41.36N 97.97W   
02/27/2009  E4.5 INCH        NANCE              NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT   
 
            4 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW SO FAR  
 
1200 AM     SNOW             6 NNE GRAND ISLAND      41.00N 98.32W   
02/28/2009  M2.2 INCH        HALL               NE   OFFICIAL NWS OBS  
 
            TOTAL GRAND ISLAND SNOWFALL ON FRIDAY  
 
1200 AM     SNOW             4 NE HASTINGS           40.63N 98.34W   
02/28/2009  M1.0 INCH        ADAMS              NE   OFFICIAL NWS OBS  
 
            TOTAL FRIDAY SNOWFALL AT NWS HASTINGS OFFICE  
 


 
 
THE TOTALS BELOW ARE SEPARATED INTO SNOW...AND ICE AND SLEET  
CATEGORIES...THEN BY AMOUNT...AND ARE NOT NECESSARILY THE  
FINAL AMOUNT FOR EACH LOCATION.  
 
SNOW REPORTS LISTED BY AMOUNT  
 
INCHES  LOCATION                 ST  COUNTY           TIME  
------  -----------------------  --  --------------   -------  
  5.00   4 NE ELYRIA              NE  VALLEY           0759 PM  
                  5 INCHES OF SNOW SO FAR AND IS TAPERING OFF  
  5.00   ORD                      NE  VALLEY           0725 PM  
                  5 INCHES OF SNOW SO FAR AND STARTING TO  
                 TAPER OFF  
  4.50   FULLERTON                NE  NANCE            1045 PM  
                  4 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW SO FAR  
  4.00   5 N GENOA                NE  NANCE            0810 PM  
                  4 INCHES OF SNOW SO FAR  
  4.00   ARCADIA                  NE  VALLEY           0707 PM  
                  4 INCHES SO FAR AND STILL SNOWING  
  2.20   6 NNE GRAND ISLAND       NE  HALL             1200 AM  
                  TOTAL GRAND ISLAND SNOWFALL ON FRIDAY  
  2.00   ST. PAUL                 NE  HOWARD           0825 PM  
 
  2.00   LEXINGTON                NE  DAWSON           0802 PM  
 
  1.00   4 NE HASTINGS            NE  ADAMS            1200 AM  
                  TOTAL FRIDAY SNOWFALL AT NWS HASTINGS OFFICE  
  1.00   RED CLOUD                NE  WEBSTER          1045 PM  
 
  1.00   KEARNEY                  NE  BUFFALO          0830 PM  
 
  1.00   CENTRAL CITY             NE  MERRICK          0819 PM  
                  1 INCH SO FAR AND STILL SNOWING  
  0.50   HOLDREGE                 NE  PHELPS           0837 PM  



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