RECORD RAIN: Des Moines hits a new record amount for rain following the thunder storms in the last 24 hours | News
Heavy rains turned roads into rivers overnight on Thursday, June 9 through early Friday morning, June 10.
Des Moines set a record receiving 4.53 inches of rain in 24 hours. The last record was a mere 2.2 inches back in 1984.
A flash flood shut down Fleur Drive and a number of other roads around the metro.
The storm kept residents awake overnight and knocked out power to more than 2,000 people in central Iowa.