Posted at 6:06 PM on May 21, 2011
by Craig Edwards
Filed under: Storms
Screen capture of Doppler rainfall estimates at 6PM CDT of storm total rainfall in Minnesota today. Notice the small areas of red from about Hutchinson to Lester Prairie and into Wright County to the west of the Metro. Hail of up to an inch and a half was observed in Wright County and likely in the vicinity of Lester Prairie.
Today's rainfall was more than an inch at the Twin Cities International Airport. Rainfall between 4pm and 6pm likely totaled over two inches in northern McLeod County and southern Wright County.
At 608PM CDT hail to one inch in diameter was reported in Minnetrista in western Hennepin County.