Parched no more?

Rainfall continues, but YTD level still well below average

The additional 0.4 inches of rain logged in Uvalde on Wednesday and Thursday has pushed the year-to-date reading to 9.03 inches, still well below the 114-year-average of 17 inches. Elsewhere in the county, rainfall for those same days reached 3.8 to 4.5 inches.

As predicted by the National Weather Service on Tuesday, the upper-level disturbance that moved over the area last Sunday has continued to deposit precipitation in Uvalde County.

The 0.4 measurement was recorded by the weather station monitored by Texas A&M AgriLife.

The J-27 index well of the Edwards Aquifer measured Friday at 865.1, up from Wednesday, when it was measured at 865.0 feet above mean sea level.

Meteorologist Bob Vogarty expected rainfall to continue throughout the weekend.

Rain accumulations taken by area weather observers varied last week.

On South Getty Street, Craig Garnett measured 0.86 inches, while Nancy Feely in Concan measured 4.5 inches. Enrique Garcia of Sabinal measured 3.80 inches. Mary Louise Baird, who resides west of Barksdale, measured 3.10 inches of rain.


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