Several areas of Minnesota saw rain Thursday night into Friday morning with multiple inches falling across portions of the state. A majority of the rain fell in the Southern third of the state, with some locations reporting over 3.5 inches falling. Glenville, located in Freeborn County had the most rainfall with over 5.5 inches falling. Here are the totals reported to the National Weather Service in the Twin Cities from 10am Thursday, August 26 through 10am Friday, August 27th.

Faribault saw roughly 1.7 inches of rain according to the National Weather Service information.

Both Freeborn and Faribault Counties saw a majority of the rainfall according to submitted rainfall totals.

Freeborn County

Glenville 2WSW -  5.54 in
4.2 S Glenville - 3.48 in
Albert Lea 1WSW - 3.14 in
Albert Lea 1.5 N - 3.13 in

Faribault County

Elmore 1N - 3.79 in
Frost 0.3 ENE - 3.20 in
0.6 W Blue Earth - 2.98 in
Blue Earth 0.6 ESE - 2.75 in
0.7 N Blue Earth - 2.31 in
Wells 3.5 SE - 2.00 in

Some other reports from the National Weather Service for counties in our area showed that not all areas of Southern Minnesota saw several inches of moisture.

Blue Earth County

Eagle Lake 0.4 SW - 2.20 in
St. Clair - 1.21 in
Mankato 1ESE - 1.11 in
Mankato 2.9 WSW - 1.05 in
Lake Crystal 4.9 N - 1.04 in
Mankato 6.4 S - 1.03 in
Mankato 1.2 SE - 1.00 in
4.5 SE Skyline - 1.00 in
4.4 NE Good Thunder - 0.98 in
Good Thunder 2.0 W - 0.95 in
Mapleton 4N - 0.93 in
4.6 NE Good Thunder - 0.90 in
Mankato 1.3 SW - 0.88 in
Mankato 0.2 SSW - 0.86 in
Mankato 3.3 SSW - 0.81 in
Mankato AP - 0.74 in
Skyline 2ESE - 0.73 in
Garden City 2.7 WSW - 0.55 in

Dakota County

South Saint Paul 1.1 W - 2.58 in
Inver Grove Heights 1.6 NE - 2.56 in
Mendota Heights 0.9 ENE - 2.52 in
Mendota Heights 0.9 SSE - 2.46 in
South St. Paul AP - 2.35 in
Inver Grove Heights 1.0 S - 2.15 in
Inver Grove Heights 1.1 E - 1.96 in
Eagan 2.4 WSW - 1.87 in
Eagan 2.2 SSW - 1.67 in
Miesville 4NNE - 1.61 in
Eagan 2.5 E - 1.58 in
Hastings 1.6 NW - 1.38 in
Rosemount 3WNW - 1.18 in
Rosemount 2NW - 1.18 in
Eagan 2.0 SSE - 1.02 in
Burnsville 2.8 SSW - 1.01 in
Burnsville 3SSW - 1.00 in
Apple Valley 3E - 0.99 in
Lakeville 2.4 NNW - 0.97 in
Farmington 2ESE - 0.97 in
Hastings 0.7 S - 0.92 in
Lakeville 0.9 SSE - 0.92 in
Lakeville 2.7 NNW - 0.85 in
Apple Valley 3ESE - 0.82 in
Lakeville 2.1 N - 0.81 in
Rosemount 6.3 W - 0.80 in
Lakeville 2WSW - 0.78 in
Farmington 5.0 SSE - 0.60 in
Lakeville 1.2 N - 0.58 in
Northfield 1NNW - 0.53 in
Northfield 2NE - 0.50 in

Goodhue County 

Wanamingo 3SSE - 2.37 in
Wanamingo 4SSE - 2.00 in
Zumbrota 0.2 W - 1.84 in
Zumbrota 0.6 E - 1.80 in
Kenyon 0.2 SE - 1.67 in
Zumbrota 1.6 NNW - 1.67 in
4.4 S Maiden Rock - 1.53 in
Pine Island 3.9 ENE - 1.49 in
1.2 W Wanamingo - 1.11 in
Frontenac 1.8 NE - 1.05 in
4.4 S Maiden Rock - 0.97 in
1.2 W Wanamingo - 0.95 in
Nerstrand 4E - 0.94 in
Red Wing 2.3 WSW - 0.90 in
7.0 S Cannon Falls - 0.90 in
Dennison 0.4 SSE - 0.80 in
Cannon Falls 4.6 SE - 0.77 in
7.0 S Cannon Falls - 0.76 in
Cannon Falls 0.5 SE - 0.70 in
Vasa 5NNE - 0.63 in
Dennison 2.0 NNE - 0.56 in

Le Sueur County

Waterville 1.7 WNW - 2.10 in
Le Center 5NNW - 0.81 in
New Prague 1.0 S - 0.67 in
Montgomery 2.1 N - 0.66 in
Montgomery 3E - 0.62 in
New Prague 0.5 SE - 0.56 in
New Prague 1ESE - 0.55 in

Rice County

Faribault 0.7 SW - 1.71 in
Faribault 1.6 S - 1.56 in
Waterville 5.0 NE - 1.51 in
Faribault 1.1 E - 1.40 in
Faribault 1.7 N - 1.33 in
Faribault 3.5 ESE - 1.19 in
Veseli 2E - 0.64 in
Veseli - 0.58 in
Northfield 1.6 SSW - 0.55 in
Northfield 0.8 SE - 0.51 in

Scott County

Shakopee 3.0 E - 1.75 in
Shakopee 3.7 WNW - 1.43 in
Shakopee 2.9 NW - 1.35 in
Savage 1.2 E - 1.30 in
Prior Lake 0.9 NNE - 1.26 in
Jordan 2NE - 1.25 in
Prior Lake 3.0 ENE - 1.24 in
Savage 1.9 SSE - 1.23 in
Prior Lake 1ESE - 1.22 in
Prior Lake 1WSW - 0.77 in
Jordan 4.2 SSE - 0.70 in
Savage 2WSW - 0.67 in
New Prague 1.0 NNW - 0.67 in

Steele County

Owatonna 1.5 S - 2.23 in
Owatonna 1.7 SW - 2.14 in
Owatonna 1.0 ENE - 2.12 in
Owatonna 0.8 E - 2.03 in
Owatonna 1.6 E - 1.87 in
Owatonna 1.8 SSE - 1.76 in
Ellendale 0.3 SW - 1.58 in

Waseca County

Morristown 2SW - 2.32 in
Waseca 2.0 N - 2.20 in
Waseca 1NNE - 2.05 in
Waseca 1.6 SSE - 1.76 in
Waseca 6.0 N - 1.76 in
Waseca 5.2 SSW - 1.59 in

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