General one-inch rain covers county

Brady and McCulloch County received a general rain Monday and Tuesday, giving the area its first beneficial shower in almost three months. A Pacific cold front moved through the region late Tuesday, bringing with it cooler temperatures and a slow, steady rainfall. U.S. Weather Observer Jean F. Williams recorded an official total of 1.19 inches for the period. The last measurement of at least one inch of moisture was gauged on Nov. 16 when 1.21 inches fell. The month of January had concluded with unseasonably high temperatures that reached into the mid 70s, but on Jan. 31 the cold weather returned. Since that time everything has been back to normal with the mercury reaching highs in the 50s and lows into the 20s and 30s. During the recent rain period Brady Lake and Mercury recorded the big totals with 1.50 inches. The measurements throughout the county were over one inch. See the adjacent rain chart for additional rainfall totals for McCulloch County.

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