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Monday, May 1, 2017
One For the Record Books: Storm Total Precipitation
One For the Record Books
This is pretty much the total precipitation from the tremendous storm over the last five days (depending on location).
The storm has claimed at least 14 lives due to tornadoes and flooding. Transportation in the central U.S. was severely disrupted by the blizzard. Agriculture severely affected by the snow and heavy rains. Airline travel will be significantly disrupted today. Many river towns will be or have been flooded.