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Radar: North Platte NE
41.95 N - 100.57W
Period: 1980 - 2006      Range: 124 nm

Database Overview
All reports in the domain All severe weather reports during the period are plotted. Blue dots represent damaging wind, green dots represent large hail, and red dots represent tornadoes. [Click to enlarge]
  All Rpts Sig Rpts Avg Days
Hail
7522
645 47
Wind
2719
370 33
Tornadoes
973
84 15
Total
11214
1099 58
Significant severe reports Significant severe weather reports during the period are plotted. Only tornadoes F2 or stronger, wind gusts of 65 knots or stronger, and hail of 2" diameter or larger are plotted. [Click to enlarge]
Category
Rank*
Freq/mi2
Any Severe
61
1:116
Sig Severe
23
1:1,187
Tornadoes
40
1:1,340
F2+ Torn
66
1:15,527
* Compared to 141 national radar coverage areas studied.

Annual Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of annual severe weather reports in the search area. The dashed magenta line denotes a 5 year running average of all reports.

20 year report increase: 170%
10 year report increase: -14%
5 year report increase: -26%

See annual table below

Daily Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of daily severe weather reports in the search area. Lines denote a 7 day running mean.

Maximum daily value:
5.3 on 09 Jun

Primary Season:
May 03 - Aug 31

See monthly table below

Hourly Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of hourly severe weather reports in the search area. Values are in percent of total, and have been rounded to the nearest hour (UTC).

Maximum hourly value:
15% at 01 UTC

See hourly table below

Climatological Threat Potential
Threat
Avg Prob of Occurrence
Return Interval
Natl Rank
Any Tornado
0.022%
4632 yrs
50
F2+ Tornado
0.018%
5621 yrs
52
This table represents the average annual probability and return interval of each event for any point within the search domain.

Read details of computational method

Annual Totals
Year
Hail
Wind
Tornado
Total
 
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
1980
152
29
102
36
33
13
218
48
1981
99
25
81
32
16
13
131
39
1982
102
37
92
41
37
21
176
59
1983
40
18
85
30
11
6
62
39
1984
69
23
45
22
31
14
131
39
1985
78
36
77
37
37
18
152
51
1986
109
44
66
26
36
18
181
60
1987
63
27
41
21
24
16
111
42
1988
38
21
48
22
13
11
64
38
1989
74
30
40
22
29
13
132
46
1990
81
26
39
20
65
18
211
43
1991
75
24
62
25
39
14
153
39
1992
194
40
84
28
50
21
294
51
1993
188
45
101
30
48
22
284
57
1994
153
48
108
31
38
19
229
63
1995
143
38
46
23
10
6
163
43
1996
556
69
71
35
35
14
626
73
1997
401
60
93
34
19
11
439
66
1998
469
64
93
37
34
12
537
72
1999
500
78
158
41
100
22
700
79
2000
558
67
191
49
42
20
642
78
2001
546
75
192
51
27
13
600
84
2002
545
62
131
32
21
12
587
65
2003
579
71
169
37
63
18
705
73
2004
583
74
180
45
71
18
725
78
2005
772
87
122
39
32
15
836
91
2006
355
58
202
41
12
6
379
63
AVG
279
47
101
33
36
15
415
58


Violent Tornadoes
Date
F
Deaths
Injuries
1980 04-Jun 0316 UTC
F4
3
110
1990 15-Jun 2359 UTC
F4
0
1

Monthly Averages
Month
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
Jan
0
0
0
0
Feb
0
0
0
0
Mar
4
1
0
5
Apr
11
4
2
17
May
56
14
8
78
Jun
86
28
14
127
Jul
65
31
6
101
Aug
41
19
3
64
Sep
12
4
1
17
Oct
3
1
1
5
Nov
1
0
0
1
Dec
0
0
0
0

Hourly Averages
UTC
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
00
1087
327
165
1579
01
1112
437
143
1692
02
868
345
95
1308
03
589
295
58
942
04
365
249
38
652
05
257
142
11
410
06
171
96
7
274
07
133
77
6
216
08
96
58
0
154
09
64
57
0
121
10
37
17
1
55
11
35
9
2
46
12
41
15
7
63
13
53
8
5
66
14
39
12
3
54
15
49
10
1
60
16
40
12
1
53
17
67
9
6
82
18
65
11
5
81
19
94
19
25
138
20
223
32
41
296
21
404
79
82
565
22
690
144
111
945
23
943
259
160
1362

Click Here for tabular data (F2+ tornadoes).
Page Updated: Saturday 10-27-2007
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