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

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

THE FINAL TOTAL FOR THE RECORD RAINFALL AT THE SIOUX GATEWAY AIRPORT
IN SIOUX CITY IOWA THIS CHRISTMAS DAY 2016 WAS 1.09 INCH. 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 WAS THE FIRST OCCURRENCE OF THUNDER ON CHRISTMAS
IN SIOUX CITY. HOWEVER...THERE WAS THUNDER IN SIOUX CITY ON
CHRISTMAS EVE OF 1982.

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