Rain in Sheldon

Rain falls in downtown Sheldon on Wednesday, Oct. 2.

REGIONAL—Rainfall totals across N’West Iowa varied drastically over the last 48 hours, according to the National Weather Service office in Sioux Falls, SD.

The agency tracked precipitation from Tuesday, Oct. 1, to early afternoon Wednesday, Oct. 2.

Leading the way in N'West Iowa is the O’Brien County city of Sanborn, which had 4 inches of rain reported, while the lowest total from the region came from the Lyon County seat community of Rock Rapids.

Based on information provided by the weather service, here is the regional 48-hour rainfall roundup:

  • Sanborn, 4 inches
  • Sioux Center, 3.57 inches
  • Orange City, 3.20 inches
  • Sheldon, 2.93 inches
  • Primghar, 2.64 inches
  • Sibley, 2.17 inches
  • Rock Rapids, 1.36 inches