STP 06-28-2016: Isolated-to- Scattered Thunderstorms Rumbled, a Few were Strong/Severe

Issue Date: Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
Issue Time: 9:00 AM MDT


Ingredients came together yesterday to produce another round of showers and thunderstorms, mainly east of the Continental Divide. Generally speaking, the most intense storms occurred over the Northeast Plains where the best combination of strong instability, wind shear, and deep moisture overlapped. Severe storm reports are as follows:

2.75 inch hail: 2 miles WSW of Paoli (Phillips County), 3 miles WNW of Fairfield (Sedgwick County)
2.5 inch hail: 5 miles W of Paoli (Phillips County), Paoli (Philips County)
1.0 – 1.75 inch hail: Various locations across Logan, Sedgwick, Morgan, Weld, Phillips, and Prowers counties
Tornado: Paoli (Phillips County), 8 miles SE of Julesburg (Sedgwick County)
55 mph wind gust: Crook (Logan County)

Rainfall winners, according to CoCoRaHS observers (reports as of 7:00 AM MDT):

Sedgwick County: 1.00 inches
Bent County: 0.97 inches
Kit Carson County: 0.78 inches
Prowers County: 0.55 inches
Lincoln County: 0.33 inches
Elbert County: 0.31 inches

No flash flooding was reported yesterday. For a statewide look at 24-hour precipitation totals, please take a look at the Storm Total Precipitation map below.

Storm Total Precip Legend