Overnight Rainfall Through Early Morning May 28, 2014, Quite Variable Across the Area

Rainfall amounts across the area overnight ranged anywhere from a few hundredths of an inch to around two inches in a couple spots. The majority of the area received between a tenth and a half inch, with most of the heavier rains missing Sioux Falls. However amounts within the Sioux Falls city limits varied from as little as 0.15" to as much as 0.48". Most of the stronger thunderstorms occurred near Madison, Flandreau, and Marshall. Below is an interpolated map of rainfall across the area, followed by a selection of reports from a variety of sources.

...OVERNIGHT RAINFALL REPORTS THROUGH 1145 AM...

LOCATION                       AMOUNT    TIME/DATE
2 E MADISON                    2.15 IN   0900 AM 05/28
FLANDREAU                      1.74 IN   0730 AM 05/28
SIOUX FALLS-8MI.E              1.63 IN   0700 AM 05/28
1 NNE BRANDON                  1.57 IN   1045 AM 05/28
5 ESE CHESTER                  1.03 IN   1100 AM 05/28
2 ENE HARTFORD                 0.94 IN   1115 AM 05/28
3 NNE PARKER                   0.72 IN   1115 AM 05/28
MARSHALL MUNICIPAL-RYAN FIELD  0.69 IN   0655 AM 05/28
EMERSON                        0.63 IN   0600 AM 05/28
1 W WORTHING                   0.60 IN   0700 AM 05/28
HOWARD                         0.58 IN   0630 AM 05/28
2 ENE FULTON                   0.57 IN   0700 AM 05/28
5 ESE BALTIC                   0.57 IN   0800 AM 05/28
CHESTER 2N                     0.55 IN   0700 AM 05/28
WINFRED 2S                     0.54 IN   0600 AM 05/28
2 NE CROOKS                    0.48 IN   0700 AM 05/28
5 W SIOUX FALLS                0.48 IN   1142 AM 05/28
MARSHALL                       0.43 IN   0830 AM 05/28
7 SSW AURORA                   0.41 IN   1045 AM 05/28
SIOUX FALLS 4.5S FSD ARPT      0.40 IN   0630 AM 05/28
5 NE SALEM                     0.38 IN   0700 AM 05/28
4 NNE TEA                      0.36 IN   1150 AM 05/28
5 SW SIOUX FALLS               0.35 IN   0900 AM 05/28
3 W SIOUX FALLS                0.35 IN   1031 AM 05/28
3 WSW SIOUX FALLS              0.33 IN   0900 AM 05/28
5 E CHESTER                    0.33 IN   0700 AM 05/28
SIOUX FALLS 5SE FSD ARPT       0.31 IN   0700 AM 05/28
3 ESE SIOUX FALLS              0.31 IN   0700 AM 05/28
MINNEOTA                       0.28 IN   1146 AM 05/28
3 SSW SIOUX FALLS              0.27 IN   1100 AM 05/28
TYLER                          0.25 IN   1153 AM 05/28
REMSEN NO. 2                   0.24 IN   0620 AM 05/28
4 ENE TEA                      0.24 IN   0600 AM 05/28
1 WNW DELL RAPIDS              0.22 IN   0700 AM 05/28
MARION                         0.22 IN   0700 AM 05/28
4 ESE SIOUX FALLS              0.21 IN   0700 AM 05/28
HARTFORD                       0.21 IN   0500 AM 05/28
LESTER                         0.21 IN   0700 AM 05/28
2 W WESTFIELD                  0.20 IN   0730 AM 05/28
BRIDGEWATER                    0.20 IN   0800 AM 05/28
1 ESE WHITE                    0.20 IN   0800 AM 05/28
WOONSOCKET                     0.20 IN   0800 AM 05/28
7 WNW COLTON                   0.20 IN   1100 AM 05/28
3 SSW SIOUX FALLS              0.20 IN   1145 AM 05/28
WESSINGTON SPRINGS             0.19 IN   0700 AM 05/28
LAKE ANDES RAWS                0.18 IN   1141 AM 05/28
SIOUX CENTER                   0.18 IN   1148 AM 05/28
SIOUX FALLS                    0.17 IN   0656 AM 05/28
SIOUX FALLS NWS                0.16 IN   0700 AM 05/28
1 NE SIOUX FALLS               0.15 IN   1100 AM 05/28
2 S ORANGE CITY                0.15 IN   0600 AM 05/28
SIOUX CENTER                   0.15 IN   1138 AM 05/28
OLDHAM                         0.14 IN   0700 AM 05/28
LUVERNE                        0.13 IN   1030 AM 05/28
2 W ARCO                       0.12 IN   1150 AM 05/28
MITCHELL                       0.12 IN   1150 AM 05/28
2 N VERMILLION                 0.12 IN   1030 AM 05/28
ROCK RAPIDS                    0.11 IN   0800 AM 05/28
4 SE OLIVET                    0.11 IN   1045 AM 05/28
7 WSW FAIRVIEW                 0.10 IN   0700 AM 05/28
HURON                          0.10 IN   1115 AM 05/28
TYNDALL                        0.09 IN   0800 AM 05/28
2 N BRUCE                      0.09 IN   1045 AM 05/28
ORANGE CITY                    0.08 IN   0700 AM 05/28
VOLGA                          0.08 IN   1150 AM 05/28
2 SE YANKTON                   0.07 IN   0630 AM 05/28
1 ENE WALL LAKE                0.07 IN   0800 AM 05/28
HURLEY                         0.07 IN   0600 AM 05/28
CHAN GURNEY MUNICIPAL AIRPORT  0.07 IN   0655 AM 05/28
ORANGE CITY                    0.07 IN   0655 AM 05/28
5 ESE BRUCE                    0.06 IN   0700 AM 05/28
WHITE LAKE                     0.05 IN   0730 AM 05/28
PICKSTOWN                      0.05 IN   0718 AM 05/28
WALL LAKE                      0.05 IN   1115 AM 05/28
SIOUX CITY ANG                 0.05 IN   0600 AM 05/28
MITCHELL MUNICIPAL AIRPORT     0.05 IN   0653 AM 05/28
ALTON                          0.05 IN   1100 AM 05/28
CORRECTIONVILLE                0.04 IN   1100 AM 05/28
1 N MITCHELL                   0.04 IN   0700 AM 05/28
DE SMET                        0.04 IN   0700 AM 05/28
4 SSE WESTFIELD                0.04 IN   1111 AM 05/28
HURON REGIONAL AIRPORT         0.04 IN   0655 AM 05/28
5 W GARRETSON                  0.03 IN   0200 AM 05/28
3 NNE CLEGHORN                 0.03 IN   0700 AM 05/28
HORNICK                        0.03 IN   1100 AM 05/28
ALEXANDRIA                     0.02 IN   0700 AM 05/28
TRACY                          0.02 IN   0653 AM 05/28
FEDORA 10S                     0.02 IN   0800 AM 05/28
SIOUX GATEWAY AIRPORT          0.02 IN   0652 AM 05/28
SHELDON                        0.01 IN   0700 AM 05/28
2 NE BROOKINGS                 0.01 IN   0800 AM 05/28
1 WSW BEAVER CREEK             0.01 IN   1130 AM 05/28
SHELDON                        0.01 IN   0655 AM 05/28
SLAYTON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT      0.01 IN   0654 AM 05/28

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


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