Severe Weather Reports and Rainfall Observations

Severe Weather on June 16, 2004.

Considerable Urban Flooding for the
Sioux Falls and Sioux City Metro Areas

Radar Estimate of Storm Total Precipitation

Rainfall reports and radar estimated precipitation.
 Rainfall amounts are valid from  Midnight to 9 AM on June 16, 2004.  Some of the heaviest rain fell in a two to three hour period causing considerable urban flooding in Sioux Falls.

 

SOME RAINFALL REPORTS FROM 7 PM CDT JUNE 15TH TO 1 PM CDT JUNE 16TH

SIOUX FALLS.......5 MI SOUTHWEST.....7.79 INCHES
SIOUX FALLS.......5 MI SOUTHWEST.....6.02 INCHES
SIOUX FALLS.......6 MI SOUTHEAST.....4.10 INCHES
SIOUX FALLS AIRPORT..................3.57 INCHES
SIOUX FALLS.......6 MI SOUTHEAST.....3.47 INCHES
SIOUX FALLS.......6 MI SOUTH.........3.10 INCHES
LAKE WILSON MN.......................5.56 INCHES
ROCK VALLEY IA.......................0.28 INCHES
MADISON..............................0.34 INCHES
LAKEFIELD MN.........................0.35 INCHES
YANKTON..............................0.41 INCHES
WALL LAKE............................0.51 INCHES
ASTORIA..............................0.59 INCHES
BROOKINGS............................0.71 INCHES
WINDOWM MN...........................0.78 INCHES
AKRON IA.............................0.91 INCHES
STORM LAKE IA........................0.92 INCHES
MITCHELL.............................0.52 INCHES
CROOKS...............................1.10 INCHES
WAGNER...............................1.14 INCHES
SIOUX CITY AIRPORT...................1.20 INCHES
PIPESTONE MN.........................1.21 INCHES
TYNDALL..............................1.35 INCHES
LAKE BENTON MN.......................1.53 INCHES

LOCAL STORM REPORTS


PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
WED JUN 16 2004

..TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON...
..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION...ST.. ...SOURCE....
..REMARKS..

0520 AM FLASH FLOOD SIOUX FALLS 43.54N 96.73W
06/16/2004 MINNEHAHA SD EMERGENCY MNGR

WATER IN BASEMENTS AND STREET FLOODING.

0540 AM FLASH FLOOD SIOUX FALLS 43.54N 96.73W
06/16/2004 MINNEHAHA SD NWS EMPLOYEE

6.20 INCHES OF RAIN AND BASEMENT FLOODING.

0710 AM FLASH FLOOD SIOUX FALLS 43.54N 96.73W
06/16/2004 MINNEHAHA SD EMERGENCY MNGR

REPORTS OF FLOODED BASEMENTS AND COLLAPSED BASEMENTS DUE
TO HEAVY RAINS.

1035 AM HAIL IDA GROVE 42.34N 95.47W
06/16/2004 1.00 INCH IDA IA TRAINED SPOTTER

1039 AM HAIL IDA GROVE 42.34N 95.47W
06/16/2004 1.50 INCH IDA IA TRAINED SPOTTER

1042 AM HAIL IDA GROVE 42.34N 95.47W
06/16/2004 1.75 INCH IDA IA TRAINED SPOTTER

1056 AM HAIL 2 N ARTHUR 42.36N 95.35W
06/16/2004 1.00 INCH IDA IA AMATEUR RADIO

1056 AM HAIL 1 E IDA GROVE 42.34N 95.45W
06/16/2004 1.75 INCH IDA IA PUBLIC

1100 AM FLASH FLOOD SIOUX CITY 42.50N 96.39W
06/16/2004 WOODBURY IA LAW ENFORCEMENT

ONE BASEMENT REPORTED COLLAPSED. WIDE SPREAD STREET
FLOODING WITH STALLED VEHICLES. DURATION OF EVENT WAS
1100 AM THROUGH 1130 AM CDT

1100 AM FLASH FLOOD SOUTH SIOUX CITY 42.47N 96.41W
06/16/2004 DAKOTA NE LAW ENFORCEMENT

WIDE SPREAD STREET FLOODING. VEHICLES STALLED. DURATION
OF EVENT 11OO AM THROUGH NOON CDT.

1100 AM FLASH FLOOD NORTH SIOUX CITY 42.54N 96.50W
06/16/2004 UNION SD LAW ENFORCEMENT

STREETS FILLED WITH WATER AND SOME MANHOLE COVERS BLOWN
OFF. FLOODING OCCURRED FROM 11 AM CDT TO 1130 AM CDT.

1100 AM FLASH FLOOD SIOUX CITY 42.50N 96.39W
06/16/2004 WOODBURY IA LAW ENFORCEMENT

CARS STRANDED IN ROADS AND STREETS UNDERWATER ON HAMILTON
BLVD

1126 AM FLASH FLOOD IDA GROVE 42.34N 95.47W
06/16/2004 IDA IA LAW ENFORCEMENT

A FEW STREETS FLOODED AND CARS STALLED IN TOWN.

1128 AM FLASH FLOOD SIOUX CITY 42.50N 96.39W
06/16/2004 WOODBURY IA LAW ENFORCEMENT

NUMEROUS STREETS FLOODED AND CARS STRANDED.

1130 AM HEAVY RAIN SIOUX CITY 42.50N 96.39W
06/16/2004 0.00 INCH WOODBURY IA TRAINED SPOTTER

1.00 OF RAIN IS 30 MINUTES SOUTHEAST SIDE OF TOWN

1257 PM FLASH FLOOD BATTLE CREEK 42.32N 95.60W
06/16/2004 IDA IA LAW ENFORCEMENT

WIDE SPREAD FLOODING. WATER OVER NEARBY HIGHWAY AND MANY
COUNTY ROADS. RAINFALL AMOUNT OF 3 INCHES MEASURES IN
BATTLE CREEK BETWEEN NOON AND 100 PM.

1257 PM FLASH FLOOD IDA GROVE 42.34N 95.47W
06/16/2004 IDA IA LAW ENFORCEMENT

WIDE SPREAD STREET FLOODING. HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING
CONTINUES.

0157 PM FLASH FLOOD BATTLE CREEK 42.32N 95.60W
06/16/2004 IDA IA LAW ENFORCEMENT

BATTLE CREEK OUT OF ITS BANKS IN A FEW PLACES. CREEK
LEVEL IS JUST A FEW INCHES BELOW SOME OF THE
BRIDGES...DEBRIS BUMPS THE UNDERSIDE OF BRIDGES WHEN
PASSING UNDER. STREETS STILL FLOODED. SEVERAL COUNTY
ROADS ARE UNDER WATER.


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