Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State IOWA
County/Area PALO ALTO
Report Source Official NWS Observations
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-07-14 19:30:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 1NE GRAETTINGER
Begin Lat/Lon 43.2413/-94.7559
End Date 2011-07-17 12:30:00.0 CST-6
End Lat/Lon 43.085/-94.7457
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 5.00K
Crop Damage 10.00K
Episode Narrative Part of the Des Moines River returned to its banks during the first part of the month. Rounds of thunderstorms continued over northwest Iowa into southwest Minnesota as an upper level ridge developed over the central U.S. Ring of Fire thunderstorms developed for several nights, especially in the 12th to 14th time period. The heavy rainfall caused rises along the Des Moines River with levels rising several inches above flood stage at Emmetsburg and Humboldt.
Event Narrative


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 10.00K 20.00K
GRAETTINGER PALO ALTO CO. IA 07/14/2011 19:30 CST-6 Flood 0 0 5.00K 10.00K
HUMBOLDT MUNI ARPT HUMBOLDT CO. IA 07/15/2011 12:18 CST-6 Flood 0 0 5.00K 10.00K
Totals: 0 0 10.00K 20.00K