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Training thunderstorms in a very moist atmosphere produced record-breaking rainfall in the city of Sioux Falls. Given ongoing drought conditions, the very heavy rainfall led to minimal flooding, mostly within the city limits. Area rivers and streams handled the heavy rain well, with rapid within-bank rises, but no river flooding was observed.

Multiple Rainfall Records for Sioux Falls were broken on August 7, 2022
Mulitple rainfall records were broken in Sioux Falls on August 7, 2022, including all-time daily and 24-hour records for any time of the year!
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