Mankato, MN Storm, Jun 1899
Six Inches of Rain
Mankato, Minn., June 13. -- Six inches of rain is the record for 24 hours. It was the worst storm ever known in this section, and washed out stone culverts, newly-graded streets and retaining walls in this city. Warren creek rose six feet, and carried away part of Peter Sanders' livery barn with horses and vehicles. Lightning damaged the gas plant building to the extent of $4,000.
The Sandusky Star, Sandusky, OH 13 Jun 1889