Rapid rainfall floods streets
Tea ended up quite watered down last week as a persistent rainfall pattern decided to hang around the area. The surrounding area received a large amount of rain, resulting in soaked yards, flooded fields, and water covered roads.
According to the National Weather Service of Sioux Falls, Tea received 5.80 inches of rain.
Multiple streets were flooded around the city with barricades being put up to prevent drivers from venturing in to unsafe and flooded roads. Flash flood warnings were issued by the National Weather Service due to the rapid rainfall rates.