Monday, July 18, 2016

Nice Round of Rain & Storms

Booming thunderstorms and some heavier downpours brought some nice rain to the area.  It was timely and much needed rain.  However, many areas still remain in or near drought territory.  Here are some of the detailed rainfall reports from Monday morning:

Defiance: 1.59
Walbridge: 1.14"
Toledo (Express): 1.04"
Carroll Twp. 0.99"
Marblehead: 0.96"
Swanton: 0.93"
Clay Twp. 0.85"
Lake Twp. 0.83"
Toledo (Executive): 0.69"
Wauseon: 0.69"
Edgerton: 0.50"
Findlay: 0.44"
Arlington: 0.42"
Fayette: 0.40"
Sandusky: 0.38"
Perrysburg: 0.38"
Archbold: 0.34"
Fremont: 0.34"
Van Buren: 0.33"
Napoleon: 0.26"
Bellevue: 0.26"
Kelleys Island: 0.20"
Montpelier: 0.17"
Sylvania: 0.12"
Tiffin: 0.09"
Bowling Green: 0.09"
Grand Rapids: 0.07"
Dundee: 0.06"

Most of the soaking rain happened between 3 to 6 AM.  Rainfall totals for most were one quarter to one half of an inch.  However, where heavier downpours persisted, some spots saw over 1" of nice rainfall!
First Alert Doppler 3 AM

First Alert Doppler 4 AM

First Alert Doppler 5 AM

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~Meteorologist Chris Vickers