24 hour rainfall totals ending at 10 am on July 11th

Scattered showers and thunderstorms developed during the mid-afternoon hours of Saturday, July 10th, and moved eastward throughout the evening. As the evening progressed, these storms formed into a linear structure which propagated eastward through the Sioux Falls area and into southwest Minnesota. Rainfall totals from this event ranged from an inch and a half to trace amounts throughout the region. The image and table below summarize the 24 hour precipitation totals from selected locations throughout the area.

 

The image above represents a multi-sensor precipitation estimation which is a product of the River Forecast Center. It makes use of rain gauge data, as well as radar estimated rainfall totals, to create a gridded estimation of rainfall totals across the area.

 

 Listed below are selected rainfall totals from reporting stations across the area:

Location Rainfall
11 S White Lake 1.50"
White Lake 1.40"
7 WSW Parker 1.37"
Artichoke Lake 1.00"
3 ESE Sioux Falls 0.91"
Custer 0.87"
Lakefield, MN 0.78"
Marshall, MN 0.77"
Marion 0.74"
Sheldon, IA 0.58"
Orange City, IA 0.51"
Sheldon, IA 0.51"
Brookings 0.50"
4 WNW Sioux Falls 0.42"
Sioux Falls WFO 0.41"
Worthington, MN 0.39"
Hartford 0.37"
Sioux Falls Airport 0.35"
Windom, MN 0.34"
Pipestone, MN 0.30"
Sibley, IA 0.30"



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