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Hazardous Traveling Conditions for the Midwest; Strong Pacific Storm Approaching

A storm will track across portions of the Midwest and into the western Great Lakes through Friday as a combination of a wintry mixture and rain will result in hazardous traveling conditions. A strong Pacific system will be approaching with high winds, and heavier rain and snow late Friday into the weekend with impacts spreading across much of the West. Across Hawaii, strong winds and high surf. Read More >

(Map Produced by Jim Connolly, NWS North Platte, NE)

Through a joint venture of National Weather Service Forecast Offices Hastings, North Platte, Goodland, Cheyenne and Sioux Falls, below are the final county by county snowfall totals across the state of Nebraska for the Snowstorm of March 18-21 2006.


Adams County
Hastings 21.2 inches
Antelope County
Neligh 17.5 inches
Oakdale 11.2 inches
Banner County
Harrisburg 9.0 inches
Boone County
Laretto 25.3 inches
Albion 19.2 inches
Box Butte County
Hemingford 10.0 inches
Buffalo County
Kearney 16.7 inches
Burt County
Tekamah 9.0 inches
Butler County
David City 13.8 inches
Cass County
Springfield 11.2 inches
Chase County
Wauneta 3NW 12.0 inches
Champion 8W 9.0 inches
Imperial 6.5 inches
Imperial 1ENE 4.8 inches
Cherry County
Kilgore 1NE 20.1 inches
Cheyenne County
Dalton 14.0 inches
Sidney 11.0 inches
Lodgepole 11.0 inches
Clay County
Clay Center 6ESE 13.0 inches
Colfax County
Schuyler 20.0 inches
Cuming County
West Point 14.7 inches
Custer County
Mason City 18.0 inches
Anselmo 9NW 15.5 inches
Arnold 14.6 inches
Dakota County
Emerson 20.5 inches
Homer 13.0 inches
Dawes County
Chadron 10.0 inches
Dawson County
Cozad 13.9 inches
Deuel County
Big Springs 4W 5.7 inches
Dixon County
Dixon 12.0 inches
Newcastle 10.0 inches
Dodge County
Fremont 17.2 inches
Uehling 16.0 inches
Dodge 12.0 inches
Douglas County
Bennington 14.8 inches
Valley 12.8 inches
Elkhorn 11.6 inches
Omaha/Eppley 8.6 inches
Dundy County
Benkelman 8NW 9.0 inches
Parks 10NW 8.0 inches
Benkelman 7.0 inches
Max 4S 5.0 inches
Franklin County
Franklin 6.3 inches
Frontier County
Eustis 2NW 13.1 inches
Medicine Creek Dam 9.0 inches
Furnas County
Cambridge 8.2 inches
Gage County
Beatrice 10.4 inches
Virginia 9.3 inches
Garden County
Oshkosh 10NE 6.0 inches
Gosper County
Elwood 8S 11.0 inches
Greeley County
Greeley 30.0 inches
Wolbach 23.9 inches
North Loup 22.0 inches
Hall County
Grand Island 21.6 inches
Wood River  
Harlan County
Orleans 10.0 inches
Hitchcock County
Stratton 4S 9.0 inches
Palisade 6.0 inches
Trenton 6.0 inches
Holt County
Chambers 29.0 inches
Hooker County
Mullen 15S 10.3 inches
Howard County
St. Paul 4N 17.0 inches
Jefferson County
Fairbury 8.0 inches
Johnson County
Tecumseh 4.0 inches
Kearney County
Minden 18.1 inches
Kimball County
Kimball 9.0 inches
Knox County
Niobrara 10.9 inches
Bloomfield 9.5 inches
Lancaster County
HIckman 18.4 inches
Raymond 15.5 inches
Lincoln 9.4 inches
Lincoln County
Wellfleet 11.0 inches
North Platte 7SSW 8.5 inches
Sutherland 1N 8.0 inches
Logan County
Stapleton 5W 22.1 inches
Madison County
Madison 24.1 inches
Norfolk 17.5 inches
Morrill County
Bridgeport 12.0 inches
Nance County
Fullerton 25.0 inches
Belgrade 20.0 inches
Nemaha County
Auburn 6.8 inches
Nuckolls County
Superior 8.2 inches
Otoe County
Syracuse 6.5 inches
Pawnee County
Table Rock 3.5 inches
Perkins County
Grant 1NE 7.5 inches
Grant 3S 5.2 inches
Madrid 4.3 inches
Pierce County
Pierce 20.0 inches
Polk County
Osceola 17.0 inches
Red Willow County
McCook 4SW 11.0 inches
Bartley 3NE 10.0 inches
McCook 9.0 inches
Richardson County
Salem 6.0 inches
Rulo 3.3 inches
Saline County
Friend 12.5 inches
Sarpy County
Gretna 11.1 inches
Papillion 10.5 inches
Plattsmouth 5.5 inches
Offutt AFB 4.8 inches
Saunders County
Weston 16.5 inches
Scotts Bluff County
Scottsbluff 14.0 inches
Seward County
Utica 18.8 inches
Seward 10.0 inches
Sherman County
Ashton 22.0 inches
Loup City 20.0 inches
Sioux County
Harrison 12.0 inches
Stanton County
Stanton 14.4 inches
Thayer County
Bruning 9.0 inches
Valley County
Ord 26.0 inches
Arcadia 21.0 inches
Washington County
Fort Calhoun 9.2 inches
Wayne County
Wayne 18.0 inches
Randolph 9S 15.7 inches
Webster County
Guide Rock 8.0 inches
York County
York 13.0 inches




Special thanks to the Weather Service Offices in North Platte, Goodland, Omaha and Sioux Falls for their cooperation!

Posted By Mike Montefusco

National Weather Service, Hastings, NE