The skies opened up this weekend.

Just as my grass had started turning yellow and brown.  Much of North Dakota received beneficial rains late Friday night, Saturday morning, and overnight Saturday.

Central North Dakota received the bulk of the rain over this period.  Impressive totals in Ward County where some areas received as much as 4 inches of rain. A pocket south of Washburn saw 2.8 inches of rain.  Same with northeast of Glen Ullin in Burleigh County where 3.29 inches of rain fell.  The high watermark though went to an area southeast of St. Anthony (about 20 miles) where a whopping 6.3 inches of rain fell.

In fact, some areas might have seen too much rain.

Here are some of the area rainfall totals over the last 72 hours according to iWeatherNet.

Lincoln-1.05 inches of rain

Bismarck-1.10 inches of rain

Mandan-1.65 inches of rain

New Salem-1.43 inches of rain

Wilton-1.19 inches of rain

Washburn-1.52 inches of rain

Regan-0.87 inches of rain

Wing-1.05 inches of rain

Sterling-0.72 inches of rain

Menoken-0.68 inches of rain

Hazelton-1.59 inches of rain

Linton-0.48 inches of rain

20 miles southeast of St. Anthony (North Branch Cantapeta Creek)-6.30 inches of rain.


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