3-Day Rainfall Totals From Recent Wet Stretch

A very slow moving low pressure system brought a prolonged period of rain to the Northern Plains as April 2014 came to an end. Below is a regional map of 3-day rainfall totals around the region, ending the morning of April 30th. While it was fairly damp across southeast South Dakota, southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa, other locations in the region experienced much higher rainfall totals, including a fairly widespread area of 3-5 inches from east central Minnesota into central Iowa. Please note that this map is an interpolation of gauge reports received from various sources. In locations where data is more sparse, the map may not exactly reflect the amount received.

Map of regional rainfall amounts over the 3-day period of April 27-30, 2014

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
917 AM CDT WED APR 30 2014


...3 DAY RAINFALL AMOUNTS FROM AROUND THE AREA...

LOCATION                       AMOUNT    TIME/DATE       LAT/LON
CHAMBERLAIN MUNICIPAL AIRPORT  2.23 IN   0652 AM 04/30   43.77N/99.32W
1 S PUKWANA                    2.17 IN   0700 AM 04/30   43.75N/99.18W
HERRICK                        1.88 IN   0700 AM 04/30   43.12N/99.19W
7 WSW PLATTE                   1.61 IN   0700 AM 04/30   43.33N/98.97W
CORRECTIONVILLE                1.49 IN   0800 AM 04/30   42.47N/95.80W
WHITE LAKE                     1.20 IN   0700 AM 04/30   43.73N/98.72W
7 E HERON LAKE                 1.18 IN   0700 AM 04/30   43.79N/95.18W
2 SE YANKTON                   1.12 IN   0630 AM 04/30   42.88N/97.36W
PETERSON                       1.11 IN   0700 AM 04/30   42.92N/95.34W
1 S MARSHALL                   1.08 IN   0700 AM 04/30   44.44N/95.79W
HOLSTEIN                       1.04 IN   0700 AM 04/30   42.49N/95.53W
HOLLY SPRINGS 1NW              1.03 IN   0700 AM 04/30   42.28N/96.10W
WESSINGTON SPRINGS             0.99 IN   0700 AM 04/30   44.08N/98.57W
2 NE LAKEFIELD                 0.98 IN   0700 AM 04/30   43.68N/95.18W
HURON                          0.97 IN   0715 AM 04/30   44.36N/98.20W
ALTON                          0.97 IN   0800 AM 04/30   42.98N/96.00W
2 WNW WINDOM                   0.95 IN   0700 AM 04/30   43.89N/95.16W
REMSEN                         0.93 IN   0622 AM 04/30   42.81N/95.98W
4 SE OLIVET                    0.92 IN   0730 AM 04/30   43.19N/97.64W
5 N PIPESTONE                  0.88 IN   0800 AM 04/30   44.08N/96.31W
3 NNE CLEGHORN                 0.88 IN   0700 AM 04/30   42.85N/95.70W
EVERLY                         0.86 IN   0700 AM 04/30   43.16N/95.33W
MITCHELL 13MI.ESE              0.81 IN   0700 AM 04/30   43.65N/97.78W
TYNDALL                        0.77 IN   0800 AM 04/30   42.99N/97.86W
2 NNE WORTHINGTON              0.77 IN   0655 AM 04/30   43.65N/95.58W
CHEROKEE                       0.75 IN   0700 AM 04/30   42.73N/95.56W
ORANGE CITY                    0.75 IN   0700 AM 04/30   43.00N/96.05W
HORNICK                        0.74 IN   0800 AM 04/30   42.23N/96.08W
3 W SIOUX FALLS                0.74 IN   0730 AM 04/30   43.53N/96.79W
MARSHALL MUNICIPAL-RYAN FIELD  0.73 IN   0655 AM 04/30   44.45N/95.82W
5 ESE CHESTER                  0.71 IN   0800 AM 04/30   43.85N/96.84W
7 WNW COLTON                   0.71 IN   0800 AM 04/30   43.82N/97.07W
PICKSTOWN                      0.69 IN   0705 AM 04/30   43.07N/98.53W
MITCHELL                       0.69 IN   1152 PM 04/29   43.70N/98.04W
1 ENE WALL LAKE                0.68 IN   0800 AM 04/30   43.53N/96.95W
SPENCER MUNICIPAL AIRPORT      0.66 IN   0653 AM 04/30   43.16N/95.20W
SIOUX GATEWAY AIRPORT          0.65 IN   0652 AM 04/30   42.40N/96.38W
SIOUX CITY ANG BASE            0.64 IN   0600 AM 04/30   42.40N/96.38W
2 N BRUCE                      0.62 IN   0745 AM 04/30   44.47N/96.89W
SIOUX FALLS-27MI.WSW           0.60 IN   0700 AM 04/30   43.42N/97.26W
LINN GROVE                     0.59 IN   0800 AM 04/30   42.89N/95.24W
3 WSW SPENCER                  0.58 IN   0745 AM 04/30   43.13N/95.21W
7 S SIOUX FALLS                0.55 IN   0700 AM 04/30   43.49N/96.71W
3 NNE PARKER                   0.54 IN   0715 AM 04/30   43.45N/97.11W
SIOUX FALLS 5SE AIRPORT        0.54 IN   0700 AM 04/30   43.53N/96.67W
3 SSW SIOUX FALLS              0.52 IN   0700 AM 04/30   43.50N/96.75W
WALL LAKE                      0.51 IN   0715 AM 04/30   43.53N/96.96W
HURON-33MI.E                   0.49 IN   1000 PM 04/29   44.38N/97.55W
5 NNE SIBLEY                   0.49 IN   0700 AM 04/30   43.45N/95.71W
LUVERNE                        0.48 IN   0730 AM 04/30   43.65N/96.20W
SHELDON                        0.47 IN   0700 AM 04/30   43.18N/95.85W
5 N MT VERNON                  0.47 IN   0715 AM 04/30   43.77N/98.25W
ROCK RAPIDS                    0.44 IN   0800 AM 04/30   43.43N/96.17W
AKRON                          0.43 IN   0800 AM 04/30   42.84N/96.56W
2 N VERMILLION                 0.38 IN   0730 AM 04/30   42.82N/96.92W
SIOUX FALLS AIRPORT            0.36 IN   0700 AM 04/30   43.59N/96.73W
2 W VILAS                      0.36 IN   0700 AM 04/30   44.00N/97.63W
HOWARD                         0.30 IN   0700 AM/04/30   44.01N/97.53W

OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES WITH VARYING
EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURE. NOT ALL DATA LISTED ARE CONSIDERED OFFICIAL.


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