Heavy Rains Fall on Minnesota - July 14, 1998

Very heavy rains fell across much of Minnesota during the afternoon and evening of July 14. The heaviest of the rains fell in Ottertail county in west central Minnesota and Cass county in north central Minnesota. More than five inches of rain fell in portions of these counties. For many locations throughout the state, rainfall rates were roughly two inches per hour, leading to urban and small stream flooding. Damaging hail was also reported in many locations.

Precipitation totals from 123 locations were used to produce this map. A table of precipitation values is also available.

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