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Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State MINNESOTA
County/Area WILKIN
WFO FGF
Report Source Newspaper
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-08-11 22:55:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 4N BRECKENRIDGE
Begin Lat/Lon 46.33/-96.58
End Date 2008-08-12 06:00:00.0 CST-6
End Location 4NE BRECKENRIDGE
End Lat/Lon 46.31/-96.52
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 40.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Rain with isolated thunder developed across southeast North Dakota and west central Minnesota Monday (11th) morning ahead of an approaching cold front from the west. The rain continued into the afternoon and early evening, saturating the ground with two to three inches of rain. Another surge of precipitation developed Monday evening over eastern Richland County (ND) and central and northern Wilkin County (MN). This second surge of rain dumped an additional 3 to 6 inches of rain in a mere two to four hours. Flash flooding developed in the cities of Wahpeton (ND) and Breckenridge (MN), as well as several other areas.
Event Narrative The city park was flooded and several streets were blocked off due to street flooding.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 60.00K 200.00K
BRECKENRIDGE WILKIN CO. MN 08/11/2008 22:55 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 40.00K 0.00K
KENT WILKIN CO. MN 08/12/2008 00:55 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 20.00K 200.00K
Totals: 0 0 60.00K 200.00K