Weekend Rain fills-up Ditches, Rivers In Central Minnesota
ST. CLOUD - It's been a wet few days for much of Minnesota. Officially at the St. Cloud Regional Airport the National Weather Service recorded 2.02 inches of rain from Friday night through Sunday.
We've also added more rain here at the radio station today (Monday) since midnight. Other parts of our listening area have had much more rain.
The Sauk River in St. Cloud is under a Flood Warning starting on Wednesday morning. Minor flooding is expected later this week, into this weekend.
For the three spring months of March, April and May we officially had a total of 13.84 inches of rain, making this the second wettest spring on record in St. Cloud. Only 1894 was a wetter spring, when St. Cloud had 16.02 inches of rain.
...THREE DAY PRECIPITATION REPORTS ENDING AT 8 AM MONDAY MORNING...
LOCATION AMOUNT TIME/DATE LAT/LON
7 N GRANITE LEDGE 5.46 IN 0808 AM 06/02 45.90N/93.85W
WINNEBAGO 5.27 IN 0800 AM 06/02 43.77N/94.19W
REDWOOD FALLS 4.84 IN 0630 AM 06/02 44.55N/95.10W
1 N ZIMMERMAN 4.51 IN 0808 AM 06/02 45.45N/93.59W
2 SSE BIG LAKE 4.01 IN 0810 AM 06/02 45.30N/93.73W
MORA 3.50 IN 0700 AM 06/02 45.92N/93.31W
RICE 3.06 IN 0700 AM 06/02 45.76N/94.21W
MILACA 3.03 IN 0730 AM 06/02 45.75N/93.66W
ST CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY 3.00 IN 0600 AM 06/02 45.55N/94.15W
ST. CLOUD REGIONAL AIRPORT 2.44 IN 0653 AM 06/02 45.54N/94.05W 4 E SAUK RAPIDS 2.29 IN 0810 AM 06/02 45.61N/94.07W
KIMBALL 3N 1.97 IN 0600 AM 06/02 45.35N/94.31W