Map showing 10 days of precipitation helps explain widespread flooding

Cumulative precipitation 10-day period
Cumulative precipitation over the 10-day period ending Mary 29. NWS data processed by Wildfire Today. Click to enlarge.

This map showing cumulative precipitation over the 10-day period ending May 29 helps explain some of the recent widespread flooding in the middle of the country. It looks like a few areas had more than 12 inches. Many locations had more than 6.

(I don’t know why data for those five western states does not show up.)

Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire. Google+