August 30th Isolated Severe Weather Recap

During the mid to late afternoon hours on Monday, August 30, 2010, a narrow line of fast-moving severe thunderstorms with high winds raked across western and northwest sections of South Central Nebraska, generally along a line from near Farnam, Johnson Lake and Lexington, northeast through the Arcadia and Ord areas. Most places affected by these storms reported wind gusts in the 50 to 70 MPH range.

Severe Weather:
Here are a few "highlights" of the event, based on reports from storm spotters, local law enforcement/emergency management, and the public:

  • Estimated 65 to 70 MPH winds, 7 miles north of Lexington at 405 PM
  • Measured 60 MPH winds in Gothenburg at 354 PM 

 CLICK THE IMAGE BELOW for an "interactive" map of PRELIMINARY storm reports across the NWS Hastings coverage area. Each "wind icon" on the map indicates the location of a thunderstorm wind gust or wind damage report. These same reports are also listed below:



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


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