Hastings Measures Highest Two-Day Rainfall In 18 Years

THE TWO-DAY TOTAL RAINFALL AT THE HASTINGS MUNICIPAL AIRPORT ON JULY 16-17, 2008, MEASURED 4.40 INCHES. THIS WAS THE HIGHEST OFFICIAL TWO-DAY RAINFALL MEASURED IN HASTINGS IN ALMOST 18 YEARS...SINCE 5.69 INCHES FELL ON AUGUST 3-4, 1990. PRIOR TO THIS WEEK...THE  MOST RECENT OCCURRENCE OF TWO-DAY RAINFALL OVER FOUR INCHES  WAS A LITTLE OVER THREE YEARS AGO, WHEN 4.36 INCHES FELL ON MAY  11-12, 2005.  
 
THE ALL-TIME RECORD FOR TWO-DAY RAINFALL IN HASTINGS IS 6.79  
INCHES...MEASURED ON MAY 22-23, 1965.   



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