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Beneficial rain falls over dry Iowa, view rain totals

WHO 13
WHO 13
 2022-08-16

Beneficial rain fell over dry and drought-stricken Iowa during the last 24 hours. Totals ranged from a trace of rain in eastern and northern Iowa to some 1 to 2″ totals in parts of western and southern Iowa.

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Some of the highest amounts fell in a band from Sioux City to Audubon in western Iowa.

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Southwest Iowa along the Missouri border also saw higher rain totals.

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Here’s a list of some of the rain totals through 6 AM for the last 24 hours:

  • Lucas 1.80″
  • Bedford 1.72″
  • New Market 1.67″
  • Truro 1.52″
  • Lamoni 1.40″
  • Earlham 1.22″
  • Chariton 1.12″
  • Audubon 1.11″
  • Osceola 0.90″
  • Carroll 0.74″
  • Waukee 0.61″
  • Des Moines 0.55″
  • Atlantic 0.54″
  • Perry 0.51″
  • Knoxville 0.41″
  • Boone 0.40″
  • Ottumwa 0.36″
  • Ames 0.32″
  • Pella 0.30″
  • Oskaloosa 0.19″
  • Webster City 0.18″
  • Fort Dodge 0.18″
  • Newton 0.17″
  • Grinnell 0.07″
  • Marshalltown 0.05″

Much of this rain fell in parts of the state considered to be dry to severe drought.

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The next chances for rain will be Thursday night through Friday with pop up showers and storms at times. See your full Central Iowa forecast here.

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