Save This One For The History Books - This Is Not A Normal Start To May!


Photo Is Courtesy of Justin Gilpin.  
Hwy 50 In Western Kansas (Lakin) Sunday.





Visible satellite imagery still shows a band of snow still on the ground today from Southeastern Colorado northeast through Western and Northwestern Kansas into Central Nebraska. Something that you simply will not see very many times to start off the first day of May.

(Ending At 6 AM MDT This Monday, May 1st, Morning).


(As Of Midnight Sunday, April 30, 2017).


(Storm Summary.)

STORM SUMMARY NUMBER 13 FOR MAJOR CENTRAL U.S. STORM WITH FLOODING
RAIN AND HEAVY SNOW
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
400 PM CDT MON MAY 01 2017

...A MAJOR SPRING STORM IS BEGINNING TO WIND DOWN AS IT PUSHES
THROUGH THE EASTERN U.S. YET EVEN AFTER THE HEAVY RAIN HAD ENDED
SIGNIFICANT FLOOD WATERS REMAINED FROM EASTERN OKLAHOMA THROUGH
MISSISSIPPI AND THE LOWER OHIO RIVER VALLEYS. STRONG TO SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS AND BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL IS WORKING ITS WAY THROUGH
THE EASTERN U.S.... 

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT FOR NORTHEAST MINNESOTA.

FLASH FLOOD WATCHES ARE IN EFFECT FOR PARTS OF WESTERN NEW YORK
AND NORTHERN MAINE...

FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT FOR WATER RELEASES FROM DAMS IN
PARTS OF NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...SOUTHERN MISSOURI...AND NORTHWEST
ARKANSAS. FLOOD WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT FROM NORTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA
NORTHWARD INTO WEST CENTRAL INDIANA...AND PORTIONS OF
ARKANSAS...LOUISIANA...MISSISSIPPI...TENNESSEE...AND KENTUCKY.

FOR A DETAILED GRAPHICAL DEPICTION OF THE LATEST
WATCHES...WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES...PLEASE SEE WWW.WEATHER.GOV

AT 300 PM CDT...A SURFACE LOW WITH A CENTRAL PRESSURE OF 992
MB...29.25 INCHES...WAS LOCATED IN WESTERN WISCONSIN AND WAS
CONNECTED BY AN OCCLUDED FRONT TO A WARM FRONT THAT WAS LIFTING
NORTHWARD INTO THE NORTHEAST. A COLD FRONT EXTENDED SOUTH FROM
EASTERN MICHIGAN TO THE APPALACHIANS AND TO THE GULF COAST.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADARS AND SURFACE OBSERVATIONS
INDICATED HEAVY RAIN AND THUNDERSTORMS AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT
FROM UPSTATE NEW YORK... STRETCHING TO FLORIDA. A BROAD SHIELD OF
MODERATE SHOWERS WAS LOCATED OVER MUCH OF THE UPPER MIDWEST. LIGHT
CONTINUED TO FALL ACROSS EXTREME NORTHEAST MINNESOTA.

...SELECTED STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL IN INCHES FROM 1200 PM CDT FRI
APR 28 THROUGH 300 PM CDT MON MAY 01...

...MINNESOTA...
RUSSELL                               6.0                    
LAKE WILSON                           5.2                    
EDGERTON                              5.0                    
CURRIE 4 N                            4.5                    
TIJERAS 1 SSW                         4.4                    
PIPESTONE 1 NNW                       3.5                    
MAHTOWA 3 NW                          3.0                    

...NEBRASKA...
NEWPORT                              10.0                    
ONEILL                               10.0                    
LEXINGTON                             8.0                    
CAMBRIDGE                             7.0                    
MONTROSE 12 SE                        7.0                    
MOOREFIELD                            6.5                    
CALLAWAY 8 W                          6.0                    
ELWOOD                                6.0                    
BEAVER CITY                           5.0                    
BRADY                                 5.0                    
MILLER                                5.0                    
RIVERDALE                             5.0                    
WILSONVILLE 6 SSE                     5.0                    
ALLIANCE                              4.0                    
EUSTIS                                4.0                    
HOLDREGE                              4.0                    

...SOUTH DAKOTA...
CHESTER 2 N                           6.7                    
MARION                                5.2                    
CLEAR LAKE                            4.9                    
CROOKS 2 NE                           4.9                    
BRIDGEWATER                           4.5                    
TRENT                                 4.5                    
TRIPP 4 W                             4.5                    
SIOUX FALLS 3 N                       3.5                    

...SELECTED STORM TOTAL RAINFALL IN INCHES FROM 1200 PM CDT FRI
APR 28 THROUGH 300 PM CDT MON MAY 01...

...ILLINOIS...
OWENSVILLE                            7.95                    
RIDGWAY                               7.82                    
CARTERVILLE                           7.34                    
WEST FRANKFURT                        5.72                    
MARION 1 NNE                          5.41                    
CARMI                                 5.35                    
ELDORADO 1 E                          5.25                    
GOREVILLE 1 N                         5.00                    
PLEASANT HILL 5 S                     5.00                    
DIX 3 S                               4.80                    
WATERLOO                              4.79                    
CARBONDALE                            4.25                    
CAMPBELL HILL 6 SW                    4.20                    
BECKEMEYER                            4.00                    
HAVANA                                3.71                    
VIRGINIA                              3.70                    
ROMEOVILLE                            3.56                    
CHICAGO-MIDWAY 3SW                    3.50                    
RIDGEWAY                              3.50                    
MOUNT CARMEL                          3.45                    
FREEBURG                              3.43                    
SHELBYVILLE                           3.30                    
CHICAGO-OHARE AIRPORT                 3.27                    
JOLIET 2 N                            3.20                    
WEST PEORIA 2 NNW                     3.15                    
ROXANA 1 SW                           3.04                    
JACKSONVILLE 2 E                      3.02                    
SPRINGFIELD                           1.21                    

...INDIANA...
HUNTINGBURG                           9.23                    
SCHNELLVILLE 3 NNE                    8.74                    
STENDAL                               8.32                    
CELESTINE                             8.24                    
FORT BRANCH                           8.10                    
OWENSVILLE                            7.95                    
HOLLAND 6 NW                          7.93                    
JASPER 2 W                            7.92                    
POSEYVILLE                            7.10                    
GREENVILLE 2 NE                       6.82                    
PALMYRA 1 WNW                         6.70                    
MALTERSVILLE 2 NNW                    5.90                    
EVANSVILLE 6 W                        5.87                    
SAINT JOSEPH 3 WSW                    5.87                    
HAMBURG 1 SSW                         5.57                    
GEORGETOWN 2 W                        5.50                    
CRANDALL 2 ENE                        5.34                    
MOUNT VERNON                          5.20                    
NEW SALISBURY 1 W                     4.65                    
HENRYVILLE 2 NNE                      4.56                    
CHARLESTOWN                           4.47                    
INDIANAPOLIS                          2.51                    

...KANSAS...
WESTPHALIA 4 NE                       2.77                    

...KENTUCKY...
LA GRANGE                             5.54                    
WESTPORT 2 E                          4.46                    
BUCKNER 2 WNW                         4.30                    
PROSPECT 1 WNW                        4.02                    
SMITHFIELD 2 NW                       3.91                    
PARK LAKE 2 NE                        3.54                    
SMITHFIELD 3 WNW                      3.48                    
CAMPBELLSBURG 1 SSE                   3.40                    
HENDERSON                             3.00                    
DEXTER 2 W                            2.73                    
BEDFORD 4 NNW                         2.65                    
SPRINGBORO 5 ENE                      2.53                    
WILMINGTON 3 W                        2.34                    
CARROLLTON 2 ENE                      2.30                    
W COVINGTON                           2.05                    

...LOUISIANA...
BUNKIE                               10.00                    
MARKSVILLE                            6.52                    
FOREST HILL 0.4 SSE                   5.39                    
RUSTON 5 ENE                          4.32                    
JONESVILLE 25 S                       3.90                    
ALEXANDRIA 3 SW                       3.67                    
GOLDONNA 2 N                          2.94                    
SWARTZ 2 SSW                          2.73                    
NATCHITOCHES 1 NE                     2.62                    
NOBLE 2 ESE                           2.61                    
CAMPTI 6 ENE                          2.50                    
DELTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE               2.41                    
MONROE 6 ENE                          2.33                    
PLEASANT HILL 10 SE                   2.21                    
CHURCH POINT 1 WSW                    1.91                    
CARENCRO 4 ENE                        1.73                    
IOWA 1 ESE                            1.58                    
RAGLEY 5 SE                           1.53                    

...MICHIGAN...
GRAND JUNCTION 1 NNW                  2.67                    
GRAND RAPIDS 1 WNW                    2.52                    
EAST GRAND RAPIDS 2 N                 2.48                    
ROCKFORD 1 SSW                        2.32                    
HOPKINS 1 NNE                         2.21                    
ADA 2 W                               1.81                    
DUTTON 1NNE                           1.38                    
CUTLERVILLE                           1.20                    
OAKLEY                                1.20                    
PORT HOPE                             1.11                    

...MISSOURI...
HOUSTON 4.5 ESE                      11.15                    
MOTAUK 1E                            11.05                    
GRANBY 2 SE                          10.47                    
YUKON                                10.38                    
MOUNTAIN GROVE                        9.71                    
RAYMONDVILLE                          9.43                    
BIXBY 4 ESE                           9.40                    
MANSFIELD                             9.19                    
TECUMSEH                              9.18                    
DORA                                  9.05                    
NORWOOD                               8.83                    
BRANSON AIRPORT                       7.39                    
SPRINGFIELD 2SE                       6.91                    
MOSCOW MILLS                          6.71                    
PINEVILLE                             6.62                    
BILLINGS 4 NNW                        6.60                    
SAINT LOUIS                           6.58                    
LAMPE 3 W                             6.34                    
NEOSHO                                6.25                    
BRANSON                               5.65                    

...MISSISSIPPI...
NATCHEZ 9 S                           3.35                    
BUDE 4 S                              2.39                    
VICKSBURG 9 N                         2.24                    
LIBERTY 1.4 W                         1.63                    
LELAND 3.3 NE                         1.03                    

...NEBRASKA...
OSCEOLA                               2.04                    

...OHIO...
MIDDLETON CORNER 1 SSE                3.60                    
NORTH COLLEGE HILL 2 SE               3.56                    
LOVELAND 5 NNE                        3.00                    
WILMINGTON                            2.96                    
MADEIRA                               2.69                    
CHEVIOT                               2.66                    
HAMILTON                              2.52                    
DAYTON                                2.50                    
CINCINNATI                            2.41                    
FAIRBORN                              2.39                    
DOWNTOWN CINCINNATI 2 N               2.33                    
MIAMISBURG 5 ENE                      2.00                    
ENGLEWOOD 6 NNW                       1.70                    
RUSHSYLVANIA                          1.46                    
WESTERVILLE                           1.11                    

...OKLAHOMA...
SAVOY 3 SE                            8.50                    
TAHLEQUAH 2 WSW                       8.45                    
GARFIELD 1S                           6.52                    
HUBERT 4 ENE                          6.32                    
HULBERT 4 ENE                         6.32                    
BERRYVILLE                            5.27                    
MUSKOGEE                              4.67                    
BUNCH 1 N                             4.62                    
WESTVILLE 3 SSW                       4.62                    
SAND SPRINGS WNW                      4.27                    
WEBBERS FALLS                         4.25                    
STIGLER                               4.17                    
BUNCH 1 NW                            3.98                    
JAY 3 NNE                             3.80                    
TALALA 1 W                            3.67                    
BROKEN ARROW 3 SSW                    3.62                    
YUKON 3 S                             3.50                    
EUFAULA 5 ENE                         3.47                    
STILLWATER                            2.63                    
OKLAHOMA CITY                         2.22                    

...SOUTH DAKOTA...
VERMILLION                            1.72                    

...SELECTED STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL IN INCHES WHERE THE EVENT HAS
ENDED...

...COLORADO...
SAN ISABEL 7 NW                      39.0                    
COLORADO CITY                        29.0                    
GENESEE                              25.1                    
BEULAH 1 NNE                         24.4                    
RYE 1 WSW                            23.5                    
EVERGREEN                            19.2                    
NEDERLAND 4 ENE                      18.0                    
WETMORE 1 WNW                        18.0                    
TINY TOWN 2 S                        17.0                    
IDLEDALE 3 NW                        16.7                    
PINECLIFFE 4 SSE                     16.0                    
CRESCENT VILLAGE                     14.5                    
ROXBOROUGH PARK 3 WSW                14.0                    
AVONDALE 1 E                         13.0                    
BLACK HAWK 3 N                       13.0                    
SPRINGFIELD                          13.0                    
BLENDE 3 WSW                         12.0                    
CALHAN                               12.0                    
PUEBLO RESERVOIR 7 SSE               12.0                    
GOLDEN 12 NW                         11.1                    
BLENDE 12 SSW                        11.0                    
BOULDER                               8.0                    
DENVER 3 SE                           8.0                    

...KANSAS...
WALLACE                              28.0                    
COLBY                                17.0                    
JOHNSON CITY                         16.0                    
SCOTT CITY                           15.0                    
ELKHART                              14.0                    
HERNDON 1 SW                         14.0                    
LEOTI                                14.0                    
ULYSSES                              14.0                    
DIGHTON                              12.0                    
WILBURTON 4 NNE                      12.0                    
GARDEN CITY 1 E                      11.0                    
LARKIN                               11.0                    
COLBY 11 NW                          10.0                    
GEM                                  10.0                    
HORACE                               10.0                    
OAKLEY                               10.0                    
SHARON SPRINGS 10 S                  10.0                    
SUBLETTE                             10.0                    
DODGE CITY 2 N                        5.5                    

...MONTANA...
FISHTAIL 18 SW                       17.0                    
RED LODGE 1 S                        12.5                    
RED LODGE 5 N                         5.0                    
BURGESS JUNCTION                      4.0                    

...NEBRASKA...
MAYWOOD 21 S                         12.0                    

...NEW MEXICO...
ROCIADA 8 SW                         16.0                    
TRES RITOS                           16.0                    
UTE PARK                             16.0                    
TERERRO 6 WNW                        15.0                    
EAGLE NEST 8 SE                      12.0                    
LAMY 5 N                             12.0                    
TIJAERAS 8 S                         12.0                    
SANDIA PARK 4 E                      10.3                    
CHILILI 5 S                          10.0                    
SEDILLO                              10.0                    
BONITO LAKE 5 SW                      9.0                    
EDGEWOOD 2 S                          9.0                    
MORIARTY 1 N                          9.0                    
LLANO LARGO 5 SSE                     8.0                    
SANTA FE 3 S                          8.0                    
WHITE ROCK 1 ENE                      8.0                    
CANON PLAZA 11 NNW                    7.0                    
FOLSOM 9 ENE                          7.0                    
MANZANO 2 SE                          7.0                    
PONDEROSA 2 WNW                       7.0                    
SAN MIGUEL 8 SSW                      6.0                    

...OKLAHOMA...
FELT                                 11.0                    
KEYES                                 8.0                    
CIMARRON                              7.0                    
GUYMON 1 E                            5.0                    
TURPIN                                5.0                    
BOISE CITY                            4.5                    
BEAVER                                2.0                    

...SOUTH DAKOTA...
PRINGLE                               7.0                    
ORAL                                  5.0                    
HILL CITY                             3.0                    

...TEXAS...
TEXLINE                              12.0                    
STRATFORD                            10.0                    
DALHART 4 E                           7.0                    
VEGA                                  5.5                    
DUMAS                                 5.0                    
BUSHLAND 2 NNW                        3.5                    
SPEARMAN                              3.5                    
AMARILLO                              3.0                    
PERRYTON                              3.0                    
DAWN                                  1.5                    
PANHANDLE                             1.5                    

...WYOMING...
LANDER 12 SW                         33.0                    
ALTA 6 ENE                           29.0                    
ATLANTIC CITY 7 NW                   29.0                    
CODY 18 SW                           25.0                    
JACKSON HOLE 10 NNW                  23.0                    
COMMISSARY RIDGE                     21.0                    
MEETEETSE 30 SW                      19.0                    
YELLOWSTONE SOUTH ENTRANCE 8 W       19.0                    
CASPER 8 S                           14.0                    
GILLETTE 5 SSW                       13.0                    
MOOSE                                11.0                    
RIVERTON                              9.9                    

...SELECTED STORM TOTAL RAINFALL IN INCHES WHERE THE EVENT HAS
ENDED...

...ARKANSAS...
ROGERS 2.4 SSW                       10.54                    
SPRINGDALE 6.4 WSW                    9.66                    
SAVOY 3 SE                            8.50                    
SILOAM SPRINGS 2 N                    7.87                    
GEORGETOWN                            7.82                    
FARMINGTON 1 WSW                      7.60                    
GARFIELD 4 E                          7.47                    
SPRINGDALE 6 WSW                      6.96                    
MOUNTAIN HOME 9 NNW                   6.91                    
BERRYVILLE 1 SSW                      6.76                    
VINEY GROVE 2.4 NNW                   6.75                    
GARFIELD 1 S                          6.52                    
EUREKA SPRINGS 4 NNW                  6.29                    
FAYETTEVILLE 1 E                      6.08                    
NORTH LITTLE ROCK 1 E                 5.93                    
CONWAY                                5.79                    
GRAVETTE 1 W                          5.79                    
MT IDA                                5.75                    
N LITTLE ROCK ARPT                    5.45                    
MARCHE                                5.38                    


THIS LARGE AND INTENSE STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE PUSHING ACROSS
THE EASTERN U.S. THIS EVENING. LITTLE ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL IS
EXPECTED. THE EXTREME RAINFALL MAGNITUDE WITH THIS SYSTEM IS
WINDING DOWN. LINGERING EFFECTS OF HEAVY RAINS ACROSS
OKLAHOMA/ARKANSAS/MISSOURI WILL CONTINUE...WITH RIVER FLOODING
ALONG MAJOR RIVERS INCLUDING THE MISSISSIPPI AND LOWER OHIO
RIVERS. AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT...THERE IS A RISK OF SEVERE
WEATHER AND HEAVY RAIN THIS EVENING ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST
STATES...MID ATLANTIC...INTO NEW YORK.

THIS WILL BE THE LAST STORM SUMMARY ISSUED BY THE WEATHER
PREDICTION CENTER FOR THIS EVENT. PLEASE REFER TO YOUR LOCAL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

KREKELER

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