Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State MINNESOTA
County/Area YELLOW MEDICINE
WFO MPX
Report Source Post Office
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-06-07 04:00:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 1SE HANLEY FALLS
Begin Lat/Lon 44.69/-95.62
End Date 2012-06-07 07:30:00.0 CST-6
End Location 3NW HANLEY FALLS
End Lat/Lon 44.73/-95.67
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Lines of thunderstorms continued to form and train across portions of west central and southwest Minnesota during the early morning hours of Thursday, June 7th. The heaviest rainfall was concentrated in eastern Yellow Medicine County, near Granite Falls and Hanley Falls, where up to 6.5 inches of rain fell in less than 6 hours.
Event Narrative Several local observers, and the Hanley Falls Post Office reported several roads impassable due to water of the roadway. Specifically, a rural mail carrier from Wood Lake came across 6 sections of roadway, along his delivery route, which had water as deep as 12 inches running across the road near overflowing culverts.


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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 0.00K 0.00K
HANLEY FALLS YELLOW MEDICINE CO. MN 06/07/2012 04:00 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K