Stormy Sunday drenches this area
July 30, 2020
Mother Nature took dead aim on Nuckolls and Jewell counties Sunday afternoon into early Monday morning.
The thunder began rolling across Superior in the afternoon. The rains came soon afterwards. When the numerous storms finally cleared the area Monday morning, any rainfall deficit for the year was erased. July rainfall totals are at the 12 inch mark for the month of July.
The storms dumped heavy amounts of rain across the area. Steve Houtwed, a rural Ruskin resident, reported his electronic rain gauge was measuring the rainfall rate at more than five inches per hour during one storm. Su...