Wet start to Spring 2006

...WET SPRING SO FAR IN SIOUX FALLS...

THE FIRST TWO MONTHS OF SPRING 2006 HAS PROVEN TO BE VERY
WET...ESPECIALLY NEAR INTERSTATE 90 FROM SIOUX FALLS EAST INTO
SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA. TOTAL PRECIPITATION FROM MARCH 1ST THROUGH 400
AM CDT THIS MORNING IS 7.99 INCHES. THIS MAKES IT THE 4TH WETTEST
MARCH 1ST THROUGH APRIL 30TH ON RECORD.

1.  9.89    1995
2.  8.02    1920
3.  8.00    1927
4.  7.99    2006 **

JUST THREE MORE HUNDRETHS WILL MAKE IT THE 2ND WETTEST PERIOD ON
RECORD AND IF THE FORECAST PRECIPITATION PANS OUT FOR THE NEXT TWO
DAYS...THE FIRST TWO MONTHS OF SPRING 2006 WOULD SEE NEARLY 9.50
INCHES OF RAINFALL.



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