STP 07-28-2016: Isolated Strong-to-Severe Storms over the Plains

Issue Date: Thursday, July 28th, 2016
Issue Time: 9:00 AM MDT

Summary:

The High Country and Western Slope remained mainly dry yesterday as the atmosphere could only an isolated shower/weak thunderstorm or two. The main story over those areas were the hot temperatures, especially in the lower valleys. Further east, isolated strong/severe storms rumbled over the plains regions during the afternoon and through the overnight hours. Take a look at the severe storm observations reported to the National Weather Service:

70 mph thunderstorm wind gust: 9 miles NNE of Crook (Logan County)
2.50 inch hail: 2 miles E of Kersey (Weld County)
2.00 inch hail: 1 mile S of Galeton (Weld County)
1.75 inch hail: 1 mile ESE of Galeton (Weld County), 6 miles NNE of Nunn (Weld County), 4 miles E of Arriba (Lincoln County)
1.50 inch hail: 9 miles NNE of Crook (Logan County), S Arriba (Lincoln County)
1.00 inch hail: 6 miles NNW of Springfield (Baca County)
Tornado (brief): 1 mile E of Nunn (Weld County)

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

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Storm Total Precip Legend