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Radar: Hastings NE
40.32 N - 98.43W
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
11415
813 55
Wind
5899
872 44
Tornadoes
1462
144 17
Total
18776
1829 67
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
14
1:69
Sig Severe
7
1:713
Tornadoes
5
1:892
F2+ Torn
38
1:9,057
* 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: 166%
10 year report increase: 50%
5 year report increase: -4%

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:
8.9 on 14 Jun

Primary Season:
Apr 03 - Aug 27

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:
12% at 01 UTC

See hourly table below

Climatological Threat Potential
Threat
Avg Prob of Occurrence
Return Interval
Natl Rank
Any Tornado
0.055%
1807 yrs
7
F2+ Tornado
0.048%
2099 yrs
8
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
171
37
153
37
39
16
249
50
1981
100
36
96
34
24
18
148
55
1982
188
38
192
46
31
13
250
62
1983
86
27
76
27
22
12
130
44
1984
160
32
88
33
42
20
244
49
1985
164
39
144
46
43
16
250
58
1986
300
62
174
47
47
25
394
81
1987
174
39
122
37
19
14
212
51
1988
44
19
75
31
12
11
68
39
1989
168
34
173
31
44
18
256
48
1990
195
46
138
35
87
18
369
54
1991
320
46
121
39
62
15
444
59
1992
370
55
178
38
94
19
558
64
1993
296
62
249
48
89
25
474
74
1994
232
50
261
44
39
13
310
66
1995
329
49
108
28
34
10
397
53
1996
608
82
261
46
54
20
716
85
1997
415
63
231
42
31
13
477
67
1998
627
73
311
51
69
19
765
82
1999
490
65
260
42
62
25
614
71
2000
592
67
338
54
62
23
716
79
2001
947
90
396
65
94
19
1135
98
2002
961
75
316
59
49
12
1059
86
2003
658
66
281
38
56
14
770
71
2004
903
76
440
53
149
24
1201
83
2005
1071
92
209
60
77
20
1225
98
2006
846
73
508
67
31
12
908
83
AVG
423
55
218
44
54
17
695
67


Violent Tornadoes
Date
F
Deaths
Injuries
1980 04-Jun 0316 UTC
F4
3
110
1985 10-May 2240 UTC
F4
0
0
1985 10-May 2359 UTC
F4
0
2
1990 13-Mar 2305 UTC
F4
0
8
1990 15-Jun 2359 UTC
F4
0
1
1992 16-Jun 0030 UTC
F4
0
0
1992 16-Jun 0335 UTC
F4
0
10
1993 07-May 2305 UTC
F4
1
6
2001 22-Apr 0215 UTC
F4
1
28
2001 14-Jun 0045 UTC
F4
0
2
2004 23-May 0030 UTC
F4
1
38

Monthly Averages
Month
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
Jan
0
0
0
1
Feb
0
0
0
0
Mar
15
4
2
21
Apr
46
16
7
69
May
106
32
16
154
Jun
115
58
16
189
Jul
64
59
7
130
Aug
42
35
2
79
Sep
26
11
2
39
Oct
6
2
1
10
Nov
1
0
1
3
Dec
0
0
0
0

Hourly Averages
UTC
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
00
1404
565
247
2216
01
1391
680
202
2273
02
1246
694
177
2117
03
888
583
93
1564
04
680
550
60
1290
05
482
385
26
893
06
337
274
14
625
07
255
236
18
509
08
153
155
5
313
09
120
137
2
259
10
129
88
4
221
11
85
48
2
135
12
90
35
1
126
13
87
39
4
130
14
133
44
0
177
15
96
36
0
132
16
86
22
2
110
17
129
22
10
161
18
162
36
14
212
19
213
80
29
322
20
339
137
42
518
21
623
211
106
940
22
1049
317
176
1542
23
1238
525
228
1991

Click Here for tabular data (F2+ tornadoes).
Page Updated: Saturday 10-27-2007
If you have comments regarding this information, contact John Hart of the Storm Prediction Center.
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