Monday, July 20, 2015

Southwest Rain Wrap-Up

Here is the 24-hour rainfall for California and the surrounding area:
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In the Southland mountains, as much as 3-4 inches fell. This rain is highly unusual for mid-July.

The entire rainfall from the tropical storm (7-day totals) is depicted below.

In most areas, the rain was extremely welcome. It did come at some cost, however. There were people injured in a lightning strike, a bridge on Interstate 10 washed out and there were several railroad washouts.

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  1. Should help with the fire situation (although that usually peaks in the early Fall with the offshore flow and Santa Ana winds). They still need a 200 to 300% of normal rainy/snowy season to start to recover, right?


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