Thursday, March 30, 2017

Record rainfall Thursday

Rain totals from Wednesday to Thursday
Finally a little break from the moderate to heavy rain that fell most of, if not all of, Thursday morning and early afternoon.  A few additional light showers are possible overnight but should not be as heavy as they were earlier.

Rainfall total on Thursday
Rainfall totals ranged between one and two inches over northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin.  In fact, Rockford broke its previous daily rainfall record Thursday.  A total of 1.47" of rain fell between Thursday morning and afternoon.  This broke the old daily rainfall record of 0.99 inches set back in 1960.  This was also the highest one day rainfall total since January 16th.  On that day, 1.01 inches fell.

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