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Wildire Danger Continues in Southern California

High pressure building into the Western U.S. will create strong offshore winds in southern California. Temperatures in this region are unseasonably hot, and conditions are dry. The combination of these strong winds and dry conditions will bring fire danger to portions of southern California. Red Flag Warnings are in effect here. Any new fires in this region could quickly grow out of control. Read More >

SXUS99 KFSD 162037
RERFSD
RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
336 PM CDT WED JUN 16 2004
...SIOUX FALLS ATTAINS WETTEST 31 DAY PERIOD ON RECORD...
INCLUDING THE 3.57 INCHES OF RAINFALL WHICH HAS OCCURRED SINCE 
MIDNIGHT...THE LAST 31 DAYS IN SIOUX FALLS HAS BROUGHT AN IMPRESSIVE 
12.74 INCHES OF RAINFALL AT JOE FOSS FIELD.  THIS IS THE GREATEST 31 
DAY TOTAL RAINFALL ON RECORD IN SIOUX FALLS. TO PUT THIS IN 
PERSPECTIVE...THIS IS MORE RAINFALL THAN IS CONSIDERED NORMAL FOR
THE MONTHS OF MAY...JUNE...JULY...AND AUGUST COMBINED...WHICH IS
12.72 INCHES.
31 DAY PERIOD           TOTAL RAINFALL
---------------------       --------------
5/17/2004 - 6/16/2004          12.74 IN
6/12/1909 - 7/12/1909          12.23 IN
5/14/1898 - 6/13/1898          12.16 IN
6/13/1993 - 7/13/1993          11.37 IN
5/24/1908 - 6/23/1908          11.14 IN
7/23/1911 - 8/22/1911          10.79 IN
4/24/1936 - 5/24/1936          10.65 IN
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CHAPMAN