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Scattered showers and thunderstorms prevailed across the region Tuesday, April 16 as a pronounced upper level low lifted northeastward across the Nebraska/South Dakota/Iowa border. While pea to quarter size hail was reported in areas near Sioux City, IA, this event primarily resulted in widespread rainfall and brief tornadoes/funnels. No injuries or deaths were reported. In addition to this, Sioux Falls set a new daily rainfall record of 1.31 inches, which broke the previous record of 1.22 inches set in 1945.

Water logged cornfield in Renner, SD (Credit: Jeff Van Horn)
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