NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - A Thursday afternoon storm dumped several inches of rain across Greater Nebraska. Rain totals vary greatly from place to place. North Platte Airport's official total is 2.11". Kent Florom's rain gauge, just north of North Platte, showed over 4".
Other reports of rain say North Platte, in town, received 3.10".
Thursday afternoon a slow moving front carrying strong storms grinded to a halt in Greater Nebraska. The storms sat along a stretch of I-80 for around 2 hours. While the storms in Lincoln County were more widespread, the most concentrated rain fell in Western Keith County. A rain gauge just 6 miles east of Big Springs picked up 5.15 inches of rain.
National Weather Service Reports:
Western Keith County: 5.15"
Near Paxton: 2.72"
Hayes Center: 1.38"