Rain Totals For Weekend Event

Rain began to fall over the Red River Valley, Devils Lake and Minnesota Lakes country early Friday October 10th, and continued on and off through early Monday October 13th. Locally heavy rains have fallen on top of already wet soils, causing late season flooding in the Red River of the North. The information below is from a variety of sources including official National Weather Service Observers, US Geologic Survey rain gages, Army Corp of Engineer gages and Department of Natural Resources gages.

Based on preliminary data, it is the 2nd wettest October for the University of North Dakota/NWS climate station, the 3rd wettest October so far for the Grand Forks International Airport, and the 7th wettest October for Fargo. Below is a table of rainfall totals for the past 3 days. 

 

DETROIT LAKES MN (FIRE WEATHER STATION)........3.48
LAKE ITASCA MN (FIRE WEATHER STATION)..........3.42
WYNDMERE ND (NDAWN SITE).......................3.22
WAHPETON ND (NDAWN SITE).......................3.20
KNUTSON DAM (SOUTHEAST BELTRAMI COUNTY CO.)....3.16
FRAZEE MN......................................3.16
LONG LOST LAKE MN (SOUTHERN CLEARWATER CO.)....3.14
BAUDETTE MN (FIRE WEATHER STATION).............3.10
DETROIT LAKES MN AIRPORT (AWOS)................3.07
MANTADOR ND (CO-OP)............................3.00
BAUDETTE MN AIRPORT (ASOS).....................2.87
PARK RAPIDS MN AIRPORT (ASOS)..................2.73
ROTHSAY MN (CO-OP).............................2.68
MOORHEAD MN (CO-OP)............................2.64
FOXHOME MN (CO-OP).............................2.62
FARGO ND (NDSU)................................2.61
BEMIDJI (CO-OP)................................2.58
PHELPS MILL MN (CO-OP).........................2.55
FARGO ND AIRPORT (ASOS)........................2.53
LIDGERWOOD ND (CO-OP)..........................2.45
GRAND FORKS ND (ASOS)..........................2.43
CLIMAX MN 3 ESE................................2.42
GRAND FORKS ND (NWS LOCATION)..................2.32
FERGUS FALLS MN AIRPORT (AWOS).................2.27
CAMPBELL MN (CO-OP)............................2.26
NEW YORK MILLS MN 3 NW (CO-OP).................2.25
PILLSBURY ND (NDAWN SITE)......................2.18
EAST GRAND FORKS MN............................2.18
THORHULT MN (CO-OP)............................2.10
RED LAKE FALLS (CO-OP).........................2.08
FOSSTON MN AIRPORT (AWOS)......................2.08
PERLEY MN (NDAWN SITE).........................2.08
HILLSBORO ND (NDAWN SITE)......................2.05
AMENIA ND......................................2.04
AGASSIZ WILDLIFE REFUGE MN.....................2.04
WARREN MN (NDAWN SITE).........................1.97
FELTON MN......................................1.96
KELLIHER MN (NDAWN SITE).......................1.94
DAZEY ND (NDAWN SITE)..........................1.89
BAKER ND (NDAWN SITE)..........................1.89
MAYVILE ND (NDAWN SITE)........................1.87
GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE (ASOS)..............1.84
WARROAD MN (CO-OP).............................1.83
SAUM MN........................................1.82
MAYVILLE ND (CO-OP)............................1.82
DEVILS LAKE-FORT TOTTEN ND (FIRE WX STN).......1.79
GALESBURG ND (NDAWN SITE)......................1.78
THIEF RIVER FALLS AIRPORT MN (AWOS)............1.76
ERKSINE MN 4 NNE...............................1.74
STARKWEATHER ND (CO-OP)........................1.72
HAVANA ND (CO-OP)..............................1.71
MCHENRY ND (NDAWN SITE)........................1.69
BARNESVILLE MN.................................1.68
WADENA MN (CO-OP)..............................1.65
ROSEAU MN (CO-OP)..............................1.63
CANDO ND (NDAWN SITE)..........................1.60
WARROAD MN AIRPORT (AWOS)......................1.56
ROSEAU MN AIRPORT (AWOS).......................1.53
FORMAN ND (CO-OP)..............................1.53
SARLES ND 5 NE (PORT OF ENTRY).................1.52
OSLO MN........................................1.44
EDINBURG ND (CO-OP)............................1.49
LANGDON ND (CO-OP).............................1.25
DEVILS LAKE ND AIRPORT (AWOS)..................1.39
EDMORE ND (CO-OP)..............................1.38
HANBORO ND (CO-OP).............................1.20
ELBOW LAKE MN AIRPORT (AWOS)...................1.11
DALTON MN 3 S (CO-OP)..........................1.05
LANCASTER MN (CO-OP)...........................1.01
SEBEKA MN (CO-OP)..............................0.97
HALLOCK MN AIRPORT (AWOS)......................0.88
WASKISH MN.....................................0.87

For updated river information please visit the NWS Grand Forks web site at www.weather.gov/grandforks and click on the Rivers & Lakes AHPS button for more details.



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