HEAVY RAIN HITS SOUTHEAST BOX BUTTE COUNTY

Posted 6 months ago

By Kevin Horn

1.5 inches of rain and pea to nickel sized hail fell at KCOW Wednesday night.

There were several reports of two to three feet of water on South Potash Avenue in southeast Alliance and street flooding throughout Alliance. Also reports of homes with basement flooding and some homes with water that approached their front doors. Radar indicates two inches or more of rain in Alliance and three to four inches of rain one to five miles west and northwest of Alliance.

3.3 inches of rain fell at Rainbow Acres five miles east of Alliance and three inches of rain reported at 6th and Missouri in Alliance.

Other reported rainfall amounts include 2.2 inches in the 1800 block of Niobrara; 2.5 inches near 9th and Cheyenne; 2.5 inches ten miles east of Alliance on Highway Two; 2.5 inches five miles northwest of Alliance; 2.9 inches four miles east of Alliance.