Rainfall tops 3″ in Willmar, Rockford, Redwood Falls

A batch of slow moving thunderstorms dumped heavy rainfall in much of south central Minnesota early Friday.

Several locations picked up rainfall in excess of 2″, with a few spots recording rainfall topping the 3″ mark.

Here’s a list of some of the more impressive rainfall amounts.

Milroy 2.04″

Lester Prairie 2.63″

Delano 2.85″

Rockford 3.00″

Willmar 3.12″

Redwood Falls 3.23″

The heaviest rain bands favored areas just west of the metro, but many areas in the metro did pick up another in a series of good soaking rains.

-Woodbury .72″

-Brooklyn Center .74″

-St. Louis Park 1″

-Watertown (west of metro) 1.5″

There is still another chance of thunderstorms tonight into Saturday, but it looks like we may salvage a dry day Sunday!


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