August 9, 2011, Severe Weather Outbreak

 

August 9, 2011, Severe Weather Outbreak
 

A series of severe thunderstorms brought damaging winds and large hail to southwest Nebraska and northwest Kansas during the afternoon and evening of August 9, 2011. The large hail damaged houses, businesses, cars, and crops. 
 

 

Green Dots Indicate Wind Gust Reports of 58 MPH or Greater
Red Dots Indicate Hail Diamter Reports in 1/100 of an Inch (275 = 2.75 Inch Diameter Hail) 

Storm Photos

Cloud Feature near McCook, Nebraska, Courtesy of the McCook Gazette

Radar Imagery

 

  Reflectivity - 7 PM CDT

 

Reflectivity - 8 PM CDT

 

Reflectivity - 9 PM CDT

   

 Rainfall Reports 

TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
752 AM MDT WED AUG 10 2011




:..............................................................
: ID    STATION              MAX  / MIN  /    24 HR    / SNOW
:        NAME                TEMP / TEMP / PCPN / SNOW / DEPTH
:..............................................................
:
: FIRST ORDER /ASOS/ SITES
HLC : HILL CITY KS AIRPORT:  89  /  62  / 1.77 /      /
MCK : MCCOOK NE AIRPORT   :  89  /  60  / 2.38 /      /
GLD : GOODLAND KS AIRPORT :  88  /  58  /    T /  0.0 /    0
ITR : BURLINGTON CO ARPT  :  89  /  58  / 0.00 /      /
:
:COOPERATIVE OBSERVATIONS
:....................................................................
: ID    STATION            OBS   / MAX  / MIN  /    24 HR    / SNOW
:        NAME              TIME  / TEMP / TEMP / PCPN / SNOW / DEPTH
:....................................................................
:
ATDK1: ATWOOD            : DH0600/  89  /  58  / 0.84 /  0.0 /    0
NOOK1: NORTON DAM        : DH0600/  87  /  61  / 2.42 /      /
OAKK1: OAKLEY 4 W        : DH0600/  88  /  58  / 0.00 /      /
OBRK1: OBERLIN           : DH0600/  87  /  59  /      /      /    0
RLLK1: RUSSELL SPRINGS 3N: DH0600/  92  /  61  / 0.00 /  0.0 /    0
CBKK1: COLBY 1 SW        : DH0700/  88  /  57  / 0.06 /      /
HLLK1: HILL CITY 1 E     : DH0600/  88  /  59  / 2.10 /  0.0 /    0
HOXK1: HOXIE             : DH    /      /      /      /      /
BRWK1: BREWSTER 4 W      : DH0400/  90  /  56  / 0.01 /  0.0 /    0
DNSK1: DENSMORE 2 N      : DH0700/      /      / 1.63 /    T /    0
DRSK1: DRESDEN           : DH0600/      /      / 1.21 /      /
GRFK1: GRAINFIELD        : DH0600/      /      / 0.39 /  0.0 /    0
LNRK1: LENORA            : DH0700/      /      / 1.47 /  0.0 /    0
RXFK1: REXFORD 1 SW      : DH0600/      /      / 0.68 /      /
STDK1: STUDLEY 9 NNW     : DH0600/      /      / 1.53 /  0.0 /    0
CDBK1: CEDAR BLUFFS      : DH    /      /      / 1.50 /      /
NCRK1: NORCATUR 15 NE    : DH    /      /      / 0.62 /      /
GEOK1: GOODLAND CITY     : DH0700/  90  /  58  / 0.00 /  0.0 /    0
SHRK1: SHARON SPRINGS    : DH0700/  91  /  60  / 0.00 /  0.0 /    0
TRBK1: TRIBUNE 1 W       : DH0700/  91  /  61  / 0.00 /      /
GRWK1: TRIBUNE 13 NNE    : DH0600/  92  /  51  / 0.00 /      /
WLLK1: WALLACE           : DH0700/  92  /  58  / 0.00 /  0.0 /    0

BRLC2: BURLINGTON        : DH0700/  89  /  56  / 0.00 /      /
IDAC2: IDALIA            : DH0720/  91  /  54  / 0.30 /      /
JOEC2: JOES              : DH0600/  94  /  54  / 0.65 /  0.0 /    0
KCCC2: KIT CARSON 9 NNE  : DH0700/  94  /  59  / 0.00 /  0.0 /    0
YUMC2: YUMA              : DH0700/ 100  /  58  / 0.00 /  0.0 /    0
WHNC2: WILD HORSE 6 N    : DH0700/  92  /  59  / 0.00 /  0.0 /    0

TTNN1: TRENTON DAM       : DH0600/  91  /  60  / 1.40 /      /
CBRN1: CULBERTSON        : DH0600/  90  /  59  / 2.05 /  0.0 /    0
PAIN1: PALISADE          : DH0600/      /      / 1.28 /      /
STTN1: STRATTON RIVER : DH    /      /      / 1.16 /      /
MKRN1: MCCOOK 1 SE       : DH    /      /      / 2.37 /      /

BNKN1: BENKELMAN         : DH0700/  92  /  58  / 0.95 /  0.0 /    0
PARN1: PARKS 17 N        : DH0600/      /      / 1.75 /  0.0 /    0
BEKN1: BENKELMAN 2 SSW   : DH    /      /      / 0.35 /      /


 

Local Storm Report

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
900 AM MDT WED AUG 10 2011

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0323 PM     TSTM WND GST     2 N CULBERTSON          40.26N 100.84W
08/09/2011  E60.00 MPH       HITCHCOCK          NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

0330 PM     TSTM WND GST     INDIANOLA               40.23N 100.42W
08/09/2011  E60.00 MPH       RED WILLOW         NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

0330 PM     HAIL             10 N MCCOOK             40.34N 100.64W
08/09/2011  E1.00 INCH       RED WILLOW         NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

            EMERGENCY MGR RELAYED REPORT FROM LAW ENFORCEMENT ON HWY
            83 JUST SOUTH OF RED WILLOW/FRONTIER CO. LINE.

0340 PM     HAIL             MCCOOK                  40.20N 100.62W
08/09/2011  E1.50 INCH       RED WILLOW         NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

            *** 1 INJ *** SPOTTER ALSO REPORTS MANY SKYLIGHTS AT
            LOCAL WALMART BLOWN OUT AND STORE IS CURRENTLY SHUT DOWN.
            ALSO REPORTED ONE MINOR INJURY.

0340 PM     HAIL             W MCCOOK                40.20N 100.62W
08/09/2011  E1.75 INCH       RED WILLOW         NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

            REPORTED ON WEST SIDE OF TOWN.

0341 PM     HAIL             5 E MCCOOK              40.20N 100.53W
08/09/2011  E0.88 INCH       RED WILLOW         NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

            ALSO HAD DIME SIZE HAIL

0345 PM     HAIL             1 WSW MCCOOK            40.20N 100.64W
08/09/2011  E1.00 INCH       RED WILLOW         NE   PUBLIC

            FROM SEVERE HAZARDS ANALYSIS AND VERIFICATION EXPERIMENT

0348 PM     TSTM WND GST     MCCOOK                  40.20N 100.62W
08/09/2011  M62.00 MPH       RED WILLOW         NE   ASOS

0349 PM     HAIL             MCCOOK                  40.20N 100.62W
08/09/2011  E1.00 INCH       RED WILLOW         NE   PUBLIC

            PUBLIC REPORT ALSO INCLUDED ESTIMATED 60 MPH WINDS.

0350 PM     HAIL             E MCCOOK                40.20N 100.62W
08/09/2011  E1.75 INCH       RED WILLOW         NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

            REPORTED ON EAST SIDE OF TOWN.

0350 PM     HAIL             MCCOOK                  40.20N 100.62W
08/09/2011  E1.75 INCH       RED WILLOW         NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ONE BLOCK EAST OF HWY 83 IN MCCOOK. SIDING ON THE GARAGE
            WAS KNOCKED OFF FROM A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS AND
            HAIL.

0401 PM     HAIL             12 SE MCCOOK            40.08N 100.46W
08/09/2011  E1.50 INCH       RED WILLOW         NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SPOTTER ALSO REPORTS WINDOWS BROKEN AND ESTIMATES WINDS
            OF AT LEAST 60 MPH.

0405 PM     HEAVY RAIN       MCCOOK                  40.20N 100.62W
08/09/2011  U0.00 INCH       RED WILLOW         NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

            STREET FLOODING REPORTED IN TOWN. 3 TO 4 INCHES DEEP BUT
            IS ALREADY RECEEDING.

0405 PM     HAIL             DANBURY                 40.04N 100.40W
08/09/2011  E2.75 INCH       RED WILLOW         NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ALSO HAD GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL AT THE SAME TIME.

0415 PM     HAIL             4 SE DANBURY            40.00N 100.35W
08/09/2011  E2.75 INCH       DECATUR            KS   PUBLIC

            HAIL LASTED A FEW MINUTES.

0424 PM     HAIL             1 N MCCOOK              40.22N 100.62W
08/09/2011  E1.00 INCH       RED WILLOW         NE   PUBLIC

            FROM SEVERE HAZARDS ANALYSIS AND VERIFICATION EXPERIMENT

0429 PM     HAIL             CEDAR BLUFFS            39.98N 100.56W
08/09/2011  E1.00 INCH       DECATUR            KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

0443 PM     HAIL             2 E NORCATUR            39.83N 100.15W
08/09/2011  E1.75 INCH       NORTON             KS   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0445 PM     HAIL             15 N MAX                40.32N 101.43W
08/09/2011  E1.75 INCH       DUNDY              NE   PUBLIC

0448 PM     HAIL             4 W NORTON              39.84N 99.97W
08/09/2011  E1.00 INCH       NORTON             KS   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0455 PM     HAIL             1 W NORCATUR            39.83N 100.21W
08/09/2011  E2.50 INCH       DECATUR            KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

0459 PM     HAIL             2 S NORTON              39.81N 99.89W
08/09/2011  E1.00 INCH       NORTON             KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

0510 PM     HAIL             NORCATUR                39.83N 100.19W
08/09/2011  E1.00 INCH       DECATUR            KS   COCORAHS

            HAIL DENTED CARS AND BROKE HOUSE WINDOWS.

0510 PM     HAIL             NORCATUR                39.83N 100.19W
08/09/2011  E1.00 INCH       DECATUR            KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

0510 PM     HAIL             11 SSE NORTON           39.69N 99.81W
08/09/2011  E1.00 INCH       NORTON             KS   PUBLIC

0513 PM     HAIL             NORCATUR                39.83N 100.19W
08/09/2011  E1.75 INCH       DECATUR            KS   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0514 PM     HAIL             STRATTON NE             40.15N 101.23W
08/09/2011  E1.75 INCH       HITCHCOCK          NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

            CORRECTED LOCATION

0520 PM     HAIL             5 N LENORA              39.68N 100.00W
08/09/2011  E1.75 INCH       NORTON             KS   PUBLIC

            HAD DIME SIZE HAIL UP TO GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL.

0520 PM     TSTM WND GST     5 N LENORA              39.68N 100.00W
08/09/2011  E60.00 MPH       NORTON             KS   PUBLIC

            HAD SMALL LIMBS BROKEN OFF TREES. ALSO HAD ATLEAST ONE
            WINDOW BROKEN.

0523 PM     TSTM WND GST     10 S HAIGLER            39.87N 101.94W
08/09/2011  E70.00 MPH       CHEYENNE           KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ESTIMATED WINDS OF 60 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH.

0530 PM     HAIL             LENORA                  39.61N 100.00W
08/09/2011  E1.75 INCH       NORTON             KS   PUBLIC

            HAD WINDOWS BROKEN OUT OF THE HOUSE. ESTIMATED TIME OF
            REPORT BASED ON RADAR DATA.

0534 PM     HAIL             LENORA                  39.61N 100.00W
08/09/2011  E1.75 INCH       NORTON             KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

0542 PM     TSTM WND GST     13 N HILL CITY          39.55N 99.85W
08/09/2011  E60.00 MPH       GRAHAM             KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

0543 PM     HAIL             11 N ATWOOD             39.97N 101.04W
08/09/2011  E1.75 INCH       RAWLINS            KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

0545 PM     HAIL             13 N HILL CITY          39.55N 99.85W
08/09/2011  E2.75 INCH       GRAHAM             KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

0545 PM     HAIL             11 NNW LUDELL           40.00N 101.06W
08/09/2011  E2.00 INCH       RAWLINS            KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

0548 PM     HAIL             12 N ATWOOD             39.98N 101.04W
08/09/2011  M2.00 INCH       RAWLINS            KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

0610 PM     HAIL             BOGUE                   39.36N 99.69W
08/09/2011  E2.75 INCH       GRAHAM             KS   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0615 PM     HAIL             10 W OBERLIN            39.82N 100.72W
08/09/2011  E1.00 INCH       DECATUR            KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

0615 PM     HAIL             BOGUE                   39.36N 99.69W
08/09/2011  E2.75 INCH       GRAHAM             KS   PUBLIC

            ROOF TILES WERE DAMAGED AND A TRUCK WAS DENTED. FROM
            SEVERE HAZARDS AND VERIFICATION EXPERIMENT.

0621 PM     HAIL             3 S BOGUE               39.32N 99.69W
08/09/2011  E1.75 INCH       GRAHAM             KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

0653 PM     HAIL             8 N SELDEN              39.66N 100.57W
08/09/2011  E1.75 INCH       DECATUR            KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

0701 PM     HAIL             6 NNW STRATTON NE       40.23N 101.27W
08/09/2011  E1.00 INCH       HITCHCOCK          NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

0702 PM     HAIL             9 WSW PALISADE          40.29N 101.27W
08/09/2011  E1.75 INCH       HITCHCOCK          NE   PUBLIC

            REPORT ALSO INCLUDED ESTIMATED WINDS OF 60-70 MPH.

0702 PM     HAIL             13 S OBERLIN            39.64N 100.53W
08/09/2011  E1.75 INCH       DECATUR            KS   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0725 PM     HAIL             TRENTON                 40.17N 101.01W
08/09/2011  M2.00 INCH       HITCHCOCK          NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ALSO MEASURED 42 MPH WIND GUST.

0730 PM     HAIL             TRENTON                 40.17N 101.01W
08/09/2011  E2.00 INCH       HITCHCOCK          NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

            HAILED FOR 10 MINUTES. DENTED CARS AND BROKE SIDING ON
            HOUSE.

0740 PM     TSTM WND GST     6 NNE TASCO             39.43N 100.24W
08/09/2011  E60.00 MPH       SHERIDAN           KS   PUBLIC

0740 PM     HAIL             7 SE TRENTON            40.10N 100.92W
08/09/2011  E1.75 INCH       HITCHCOCK          NE   PUBLIC

0750 PM     HAIL             1 W HERNDON             39.91N 100.80W
08/09/2011  E1.75 INCH       RAWLINS            KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

0750 PM     HAIL             HERNDON                 39.91N 100.79W
08/09/2011  E2.00 INCH       RAWLINS            KS   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0752 PM     HAIL             HERNDON                 39.91N 100.79W
08/09/2011  E1.75 INCH       RAWLINS            KS   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0805 PM     HAIL             MORLAND                 39.35N 100.07W
08/09/2011  E1.00 INCH       GRAHAM             KS   CO-OP OBSERVER

0810 PM     HAIL             7 W OBERLIN             39.82N 100.66W
08/09/2011  E1.00 INCH       DECATUR            KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

0825 PM     HAIL             OBERLIN                 39.82N 100.53W
08/09/2011  E0.75 INCH       DECATUR            KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

0825 PM     HAIL             OBERLIN                 39.82N 100.53W
08/09/2011  E1.25 INCH       DECATUR            KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

0930 PM     HAIL             HILL CITY               39.37N 99.85W
08/09/2011  E1.00 INCH       GRAHAM             KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

0117 AM     TSTM WND GST     HOXIE                   39.36N 100.44W
08/10/2011  M72.00 MPH       SHERIDAN           KS   MESONET

0124 AM     HAIL             HOXIE                   39.36N 100.44W
08/10/2011  E1.00 INCH       SHERIDAN           KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

0143 AM     TSTM WND DMG     HOXIE                   39.36N 100.44W
08/10/2011                   SHERIDAN           KS   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            2 TRANSFORMERS BLOWN DOWN IN HOXIE


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