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Hangars Damaged at North Platte Regional by Thunderstorms

Wet Microburst Also Severely Damaged Aircraft Heavy thunderstorms on Saturday severely damaged an aircraft and several hangar doors at North Platte Regional Airport (KLBF) in North Platte, Nebraska. According to the National Weather Service (NWS) a small line of thunderstorms moved across northern Lincoln County around 3 am CDT. The trailing end of the storms continued eastward and produced a wet microburst event that impacted eastern portions of the city of North Platte including the airport. The NWS conducted a survey of the area that showed widespread damage in those areas.

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