Record Report
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
627 PM CST SUN DEC 25 2016

...RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM RAINFALL SET AT SIOUX CITY IOWA...

A RECORD RAINFALL OF 1.05 INCH HAS FALLEN SO FAR THIS CHRISTMAS
DAY 2016. THIS IS NEARLY DOUBLE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.56 INCH
SET IN 2009. IT IS ALSO IMPRESSIVE THAT THIS YEAR WAS COMPLETELY
COMPOSED OF RAIN FROM SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. OTHER PREVIOUS
RECORD PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS FOR DECEMBER 25TH INCLUDE SNOWFALL
LIQUID CONTENT.

ADDITIONALLY...THIS IS THE FIRST OCCURRENCE OF THUNDER ON CHRISTMAS
IN SIOUX CITY. HOWEVER...THERE WAS THUNDER IN SIOUX CITY ON
CHRISTMAS EVE OF 1982.

ANOTHER RECORD REPORT WILL BE SENT LATER TONIGHT OR MONDAY...AFTER
THE RAIN ENDS...WITH A TOTAL FOR THE CALENDAR DAY.

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