Excessive Rains Cause Significant Damage over Southeast ND

A slow moving cluster of very powerful thunderstorms produced 3 to 6 inches of rain over parts of southeast North Dakota early Thursday June 20th. Based on preliminary RADAR and observer reports, 5.30 inches of rain fell at the Gwinner Airport overnight.

Below is an image of the overnight rainfall, with reports as of  around10 am this Thursday morning. This table will be updated as additional information is received.

RADAR based image of the heaviest rainfall area in southeast North Dakota from the overnight storms. Click on the above image for a larger version.

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
953 AM CDT THU JUN 20 2013

...LATEST RAINFALL REPORTS...

LOCATION                       AMOUNT
GWINNER AIRPORT                5.30

HANKINSON 3.25
3 E MC LEOD                    2.28  
FORMAN 1S                      2.05

COGSWELL 17SW 1.98  
HAVANA 1.71
5 SSE FORMAN                   1.17  
CAYUGA                         1.45  
SHEYENNE NATL GRASSLANDS       1.21  
5 SSE FORMAN                   1.17  
1 SSW LIDGERWOOD               1.10  
PARK RAPIDS AIRPORT            1.02  
ELBOW LAKE AIRPORT             0.88  
BADOURA DNR                    0.78  
BRECKENRIDGE 4NE               0.65  
ABERCROMBIE                    0.60  
ROTHSAY                        0.59  
FERGUS FALLS AIRPORT           0.52  


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