Weather Service Releases Official Rainfall Totals From Last Week’s Storms

March 31, 2009

The National Weather Service has issued official rainfall totals from last week’s storms.

The most rain in Escambia County fell in Molino, with 11.8 inches falling Wednesday, March 25 through Saturday, March 28. The Gonzalez area of the county recorded 9.14 inches, while Pensacola officially received 4.48 inches of rain during the period.

In Santa Rosa County, Milton recorded 7.25 inches and Pace received 6.71 inches.

In Okaloosa County, Baker topped the Panhandle rain totals at 12.2 inches, and Crestview had 10.59 inches of rain.

In Escambia County, Ala., 6.2 inches fell in Brewton and 5.04 inches fell in Pollard.

The most rain on the coast to hit an official rain gauge last week was in Theodore, Ala., at 15.62 inches.

Radar indicated that some areas in a line from Molino to Baker received up to 15 inches during the period. Most of these areas do not have an official NWS rain gauge.


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