Flooding Heavy Rain

Flooding from Storm

Photo Credit: Yankton Fire Department

After heavy rains and melting snow, the eastern half of the state had people dealing with flooding.  The Yankton Fire Department posted this image on Facebook and stated the department and the Yankton Search and Rescue had to rescue and evacuate stranded motorist and people that were trapped from raising flood waters on Thursday.

According to the National Weather Service, the Yankton Municipal Airport received 2.99 inches of rain during the event.

Yankton was not the only area that saw heavy rains.  Just south and east of Baltic 3.15 inches of rain fell following by... 14 miles northeast of Sioux Falls with 3.14", Bridgewater at 3.13", Fedora with 3.04", near Fulton with 3.04" and Clayton with 3.02".