Past IEM Features tagged: amesflood
Training thunderstorms dropped a stripe of heavy rainfall over Boone and Story County early Wednesday morning. The featured map presents NOAA MRMS precipitation estimates between noon on Tuesday and noon on Wednesday. Available precipitation observations are overlaid as taken from NWS COOP, Local Storm, and CoCoRaHS reports. Minor flooding was observed in Ames with both the Ioway Creek and Skunk River at or just above bankfull. Ames likely lucked out somewhat with the heaviest totals in the 4 to 5 inch range missing the river basins to the west and east.