Friday Night Rainfall Summary and Maps

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Rainfall from Friday night and early Saturday Morning (March 5-6) was fairly widespread across the region. The heaviest rain fell across southern Nebraska and a small part of northern Kansas. Over three-quarters of an inch of rain fell just south of Hastings, in and around Blue Hill, Bladen and Red Cloud. The heavier rainfall extended out from there to the west and south. Hastings recorded over one half inch of rain, while both Grand Island and Kearney were right at a half inch for the storm total. Most of the rain had moved out of the area by dawn Saturday. 

 A sample of rain reports is list below across the NWS Hastings forecast area. For more rain reports, check out the following links:


More rain is on the way beginning Sunday night and lasting through Tuesday. Widespread rain is expected, with several areas likely measuring more than three-quarters of an inch. The heaviest rain should fall late Monday afternoon and Monday evening.


Some Rainfall Reports from Friday Night across south central Nebraska and north central Kansas
Nebraska Amount
Bladen (4 miles southwest) 0.88"
Red Cloud (4 miles east) 0.80"
Wood River 0.65"
Franklin 0.60"
Hastings Airport 0.57"
Minden 0.52"
Kearney (4 miles northeast) 0.50"
Grand Island Airport 0.49"
Cozad 0.48"
Lexington Airport 0.41"
Kearney Airport 0.39"
Holdrege Airport 0.38"
Clay Center 0.25"
Aurora Airport 0.21"
Greeley 0.15"
Hebron Airport 0.14"
York Airport 0.11"
Ord Airport 0.11"
Kansas Amount
Burr Oak 0.55"
Ionia 0.53"
Lebanon 0.42"
Logan 0.38"
Smith Center 0.34"
Phillipsburg 0.28"
Phillipsburg Airport 0.26"
Alton (2 miles west) 0.24"
Mankato 0.23"
Beloit Airport 0.18"
Beloit (Water Treatment Plant) 0.18"
Beloit (10 miles southwest) 0.17"
Damar 0.13"
Hunter 0.06"
Plainville (4 miles northwest) 0.01"


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This page was composed by the staff at the National Weather Service in Hastings, Nebraska.


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