Here's some information I thought I'd pass on from the OCS. The first link is a good one and shows in graphic format how much rain the different Mesonet sites have gotten over the weekend.
We'll Walk Down The Lane with a Happy Refrain
If this weekend's weather makes you want to swing from a lamppost
and kiss Debbie Reynolds ... well, get in line, buddy.
Mother Nature is still tweaking her weekend totals here and there,
but here's a breakdown as of 9:30 this morning (in a refreshing,
Oklahoma Rainfall Totals
Of course, we've been mired in drought for months ... and this ain't
the end, but let's hope it's the beginning of the end.
To illustrate how dry it's been, the following two maps show the
number of days going back from Friday it would take to match the
weekend rains. The first map shows the number of days, while the
second shows the date that number represents.
Rainy Days Numerical
Rainy Days Date Format
In other words, at the Walters Mesonet site, to match the 3.80" that
has fallen over the weekend, one would have to accumulate all the
rains dating back to September 14th, a span of 184 days!
Use the maps with caution, though ... the 110 days to match Kenton's
weekend total might imply a deluge, when in fact they received a
quarter-inch. It's just been *that* dry in the panhandle.
Rainy days numerical is a broken link.
my rain gauge reads just a bit over two inches.
Fixed it, sorry about that.