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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1000 AM CDT Sun Sep 17 2017

...Saturday - Sunday Morning Rainfall Totals...

Scattered to widespread showers and thunderstorms brought much
needed rainfall to central Iowa Saturday through early this
morning. The heaviest amounts were observed in parts of southwest
Iowa where some locations saw more than 2 inches of rain. Below
is a list of notable 24 hour rainfall totals from local airport
and COOP sites through 7 AM Sunday morning.

Location                     Amount

Greenfield                   2.90 in
Audubon (COOP)               2.18 in
Osceola (COOP)               1.73 in
Audubon Airport              1.62 in
Prairie City NWR             1.59 in
Corning                      1.47 in
Ames (COOP)                  1.42 in
Ames Airport                 1.30 in
Ankeny Airport               1.28 in
Maxwell                      1.20 in
NWS Des Moines (Johnston)    1.18 in
Osceola Airport              1.13 in
Adair                        1.10 in
Beaconsfield                 1.10 in
Story City                   1.10 in
Ottumwa Airport              1.09 in
Knoxville (COOP)             1.08 in
Carroll Airport              1.07 in
Des Moines Waveland GC       1.05 in
Iowa Falls Airport           1.05 in
Massena                      1.05 in
DSM Int`l Airport            0.95 in
Newton Airport               0.87 in
Pella (COOP)                 0.86 in
Mason City Airport           0.80 in
Grinnell Airport             0.79 in
Knoxville Airport            0.78 in
Perry Airport                0.71 in
Marshalltown Airport         0.70 in
Oskaloosa Airport            0.66 in
Lamoni                       0.62 in
Centerville                  0.60 in
Denison Airport              0.58 in
Pella Airport                0.52 in

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.

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