An incredible amount of rain deluged much of central Minnesota late Saturday through early Sunday causing street flooding and a rapid rise on creeks, streams, and rivers. Widespread 1” to 4” of rain has fallen on most of the state over the last 48 hours, with some spots reporting as much as 6”. And unfortunately more is in the forecast. Here is a look at the coverage of rain area wide.
Looks a little low doesn’t it? That’s because this image is a radar estimate and has a very low resolution… meaning that it has a really tough time accounting for locally heavy rain. So we zoom in on the metro and increase our resolution and here are the rainfall estimates that we get.