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Precipitation Arrives in Southeast Iowa Over Weekend

Posted: Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 at 6:25 am
Author: Sally Y. Hart - KCII News

The area received rain over the weekend. Washington recorded nearly a quarter of an inch of rain Sunday. This was the first precipitation over a tenth of an inch of rain this month.

August was Washington’s driest month ever recorded. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, 42-percent of Iowa, including Washington County and southeast Iowa is considered to be in a severe drought.