Heavy Rain and Severe Weather Hits Southeast Nebraska and Southwest Iowa

A warm front moved into southeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa early Sunday causing an area of thunderstorms to track repeatedly from southeast Nebraska into southwest Iowa.  Besides producing reports of severe weather, heavy rain of 2 to over 4 inches fell over most of that region.

Below is a map of 24hr rainfall ending Monday morning April 27th.

 

Below is a Doppler Radar estimation on how much rain fell from 100 pm Saturday through 820 am Monday April 27th.

Below is a summary of severe weather reports received Sunday morning and Sunday afternoon April 26th.

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
1121 PM CDT SUN APR 26 2009

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

1202 AM     HAIL             2 S TOBIAS              40.39N 97.34W
04/26/2009  M1.50 INCH       SALINE             NE   PUBLIC

            REPORT FROM STORMS JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT SATURDAY NIGHT.

1203 AM     HAIL             TOBIAS                  40.42N 97.34W
04/26/2009  E0.88 INCH       SALINE             NE   EMERGENCY MNGR

1214 AM     HAIL             10 W WILBER             40.48N 97.15W
04/26/2009  E0.88 INCH       SALINE             NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0811 AM     HAIL             LINCOLN                 40.82N 96.69W
04/26/2009  E0.75 INCH       LANCASTER          NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

            JUST NORTHEAST OF THE I80 AND I180 INTERSECTION.

0829 AM     HAIL             3 N ALVO                40.91N 96.39W
04/26/2009  E0.88 INCH       CASS               NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

0837 AM     HAIL             GRETNA                  41.14N 96.24W
04/26/2009  M0.88 INCH       SARPY              NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

0842 AM     HAIL             3 SW GRETNA             41.11N 96.28W
04/26/2009  M1.00 INCH       SARPY              NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

0846 AM     HAIL             2 S MILLARD             41.18N 96.16W
04/26/2009  E0.75 INCH       SARPY              NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

            AT 156TH AND GILES. GROUND WAS WHITE.

0925 AM     HAIL             3 N TREYNOR             41.27N 95.61W
04/26/2009  E1.00 INCH       POTTAWATTAMIE      IA   PUBLIC

0930 AM     HAIL             5 SW HUMBOLDT           40.12N 96.01W
04/26/2009  E1.00 INCH       PAWNEE             NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

1127 AM     HAIL             1 W BLUE SPRINGS        40.14N 96.68W
04/26/2009  E1.00 INCH       GAGE               NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

1145 AM     HAIL             3 N ODELL               40.09N 96.80W
04/26/2009  M1.50 INCH       GAGE               NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

1209 PM     HAIL             3 WSW FILLEY            40.27N 96.59W
04/26/2009  M1.50 INCH       GAGE               NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

0113 PM     HAIL             4 W ENDICOTT            40.08N 97.17W
04/26/2009  M1.00 INCH       JEFFERSON          NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

0141 PM     HAIL             4 N STEELE CITY         40.09N 97.02W
04/26/2009  E1.00 INCH       JEFFERSON          NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

0200 PM     HAIL             5 WNW RED OAK           41.04N 95.31W
04/26/2009  E0.88 INCH       MONTGOMERY         IA   PUBLIC

0200 PM     HAIL             7 NW RED OAK            41.08N 95.32W
04/26/2009  E0.75 INCH       MONTGOMERY         IA   PUBLIC

0213 PM     HAIL             3 SW PANAMA             40.57N 96.55W
04/26/2009  M1.00 INCH       LANCASTER          NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

0215 PM     TSTM WND GST     4 ESE MACEDONIA         41.17N 95.35W
04/26/2009  E60.00 MPH       POTTAWATTAMIE      IA   PUBLIC

            BOARDS OFF OF AN OUTBUILDING. ALSO PEA SIZE HAIL.

0221 PM     HAIL             3 NW UNADILLA           40.71N 96.31W
04/26/2009  M1.00 INCH       OTOE               NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

0305 PM     HAIL             5 W DWIGHT              41.08N 97.12W
04/26/2009  E1.25 INCH       BUTLER             NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

0318 PM     TSTM WND GST     TREYNOR                 41.23N 95.61W
04/26/2009  E60.00 MPH       POTTAWATTAMIE      IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

0440 PM     TSTM WND DMG     RED OAK                 41.01N 95.22W
04/26/2009                   MONTGOMERY         IA   TRAINED SPOTTER

            18 INCH TREE DOWN AS WELL AS SEVERAL BRANCHES. TIME
            ESTMIATED.

0445 PM     TSTM WND GST     RULO                    40.05N 95.43W
04/26/2009  E60.00 MPH       RICHARDSON         NE   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            REPORT RELAYED FROM PUBLIC BY COUNTY DISPATCH.



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