Area Needs More Rain

As nice as the weather has been this spring, we really need some rain!

April (through the 17th) is running 1.79 inches short.

March-April 17 is running 3.93 inches short.

January – April 17 is running 4.92 inches short.

One of several forecast models (map below) shows that today’s rainfall will likely be inconsequential with only a tenth to perhaps as much as three tenths of an inch from this system. The more significant rains will be to the southwest.

Rainfall Estimate for Northeast U.S., 18 April, 2012. Source: WSI/RPM Forecast Model

A more significant storm is expected over the weekend.

John Collins

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