Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
County/Area KITTSON
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCEI Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2010-05-30 00:23:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 1SSW NOYES
End Date 2010-05-30 08:59:00.0 CST-6
End Location 3NNW MATTSON
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 250.00K
Crop Damage 250.00K
Episode Narrative Late in the afternoon of the 29th, an area of surface low pressure set up near Devils Lake (ND), with a cold front trailing directly to the south. Meanwhile, a warm front stretched to the east, with hot and humid air to the south of it. Late afternoon temperatures had warmed into the lower 90s with dew points in the low to mid 60s. As the surface low moved into extreme northwest Minnesota by early evening, thunderstorms flared up and began to train over the same areas. Portions of Kittson County were hit with nearly five inches of rain along with large hail and strong wind gusts. Flash flooding occurred in the cities of Hallock and Lancaster, with street flooding, basement flooding, and sewer backup prevalent.
Event Narrative Two to five inches of rain fell across portions of Kittson County, causing street flooding, basement flooding, and sewer backup in Lancaster and Hallock. Some water was reported in the Hallock courthouse. 3.48 inches of rain fell in Northcote and 3.08 inches in Hallock.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 300.00K 500.00K
NOYES KITTSON CO. MN 05/29/2010 17:08 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NORTHCOTE KITTSON CO. MN 05/29/2010 17:28 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LANCASTER KITTSON CO. MN 05/29/2010 23:53 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NOYES KITTSON CO. MN 05/30/2010 00:23 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 250.00K 250.00K
NOYES KITTSON CO. MN 05/30/2010 09:00 CST-6 Flood 0 0 50.00K 250.00K
Totals: 0 0 300.00K 500.00K