Record Report
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1245 AM CST MON DEC 14 2015

...RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM RAINFALL SET AT DES MOINES IA...

 A RECORD RAINFALL OF 1.79 INCHES WAS SET AT DES MOINES IA
YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 0.89 SET IN 1920.

ADDITIONALLY THIS RECORD RAINFALL OF 1.79 INCHES ALSO BREAKS THE
RECORD FOR THE ALL-TIME WETTEST DECEMBER DAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD
RECORD OF 1.48 INCHES SET ON 27 DECEMBER 1982.

IT ALSO IS THE 2ND WETTEST WINTER (DECEMBER THROUGH FEBRUARY) DAY ON
RECORD...ONLY BEHIND 12 JANUARY 1960 WHEN 2.13 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION FELL.

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MJB



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