Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Winter Storm
State NEBRASKA
County/Area DEUEL
WFO LBF
Begin Date 05/02/2008 06:00:00 MST-7
End Date 05/02/2008 17:00:00 MST-7
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative An intense upper level low pressure system tracked across western Nebraska on May 1st, bringing snowfall amounts up to 4 inches and near blizzard conditions to western Nebraska. Northwest winds of 40 to 50 mph with a few gusts to around 60 mph reduced visibility to less than a quarter mile for several hours during the morning and afternoon hours causing the closure of Interstate 80 west of Ogallala.
Event Narrative A COOP observer reported northwest winds of 40 to 50 mph with gusts to 56 mph at 616 am MST. Strong northwest winds of 40 to 50 mph and higher gusts continued into the early afternoon hours with snow accumulations of 4 inches causing considerable blowing and drifting snow and near blizzard conditions. This resulted in the closure of interstate 80 west of Ogallala Friday morning through mid afternoon.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HOOKER (ZONE) HOOKER (ZONE) NE 05/02/2008 06:00 MST-7 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GRANT (ZONE) GRANT (ZONE) NE 05/02/2008 06:00 MST-7 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GARDEN (ZONE) GARDEN (ZONE) NE 05/02/2008 06:00 MST-7 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHASE (ZONE) CHASE (ZONE) NE 05/02/2008 06:00 MST-7 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KEITH (ZONE) KEITH (ZONE) NE 05/02/2008 06:00 MST-7 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DEUEL (ZONE) DEUEL (ZONE) NE 05/02/2008 06:00 MST-7 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ARTHUR (ZONE) ARTHUR (ZONE) NE 05/02/2008 06:00 MST-7 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WESTERN CHERRY (ZONE) WESTERN CHERRY (ZONE) NE 05/02/2008 06:00 MST-7 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SHERIDAN (ZONE) SHERIDAN (ZONE) NE 05/02/2008 06:00 MST-7 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PERKINS (ZONE) PERKINS (ZONE) NE 05/02/2008 06:00 MST-7 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K