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Despite continual rain, no flooding expected for Kimball, Banner counties


Despite continual precipitation over the past month, officials say there is no immediate threat of flooding in Kimball and Banner counties.

The South Platte Natural Resources District has received reports of six to eight inches of rainfall in this area in May alone, with annual rainfall reported to be 14-16 inches in areas, according to SPNRD general manager Rod Horn.

“When you look at those amounts, considering that our average rainfall in Kimball County is 16 inches, in less than a year we have received our average already,” Horn added.

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