Weekend Rain

Although localized, there were some pockets of heavy rain this past weekend.  Some parts of Traill County in North Dakota and the counties of Norman, southern Polk and northern Mahnomen.  The NDAWN (North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network) station in Hillboro recorded 3 inches of rain and Ada, Minnesota across the river recorded 4 and a half inches.  Plus, there was some hail associated with those storms that was large enough for crop damage in isolated spots.  Most of the rest of the region recorded a quarter of an inch or less and the most common rainfall amount was actually zero.  This week looks dry with temperatures 5-10 degrees above normal, with western North Dakota recorded the highest anomalies, meaning some 90 degree weather may occur west of the Missouri River.

Rainfall from August 27-28, 2016

Daryl Ritchison