Rainfall is drops in the bucket

YTD tally is 2.76 inches while 114-year average totals 12.47

Uvalde received 0.15 inches of rainfall Wednesday and .07 on Thursday as a result of a low-pressure system that moved across the region. The precipitation brought the year-to-date total to 2.76 inches.

The readings were taken at the weather station monitored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Center on Garner Field Road.

The 114-year average at this point during the year is 12.47 inches. The J-27 index well of the Edwards Aquifer measured Wednesday 866.6 feet above mean sea level.

Rita Parrish of electric provider AEP Texas noted that there were no outages reported in Uvalde on Wednesday. She said there was one outage due to weather in the La Pryor area affecting one customer. There was another outage due to weather in Camp Wood on Thursday, in which 21 customers were affected for three hours and 18 minutes.

There were three weather-related outages in Sabinal on Wednesday, affecting a total of 192 meters. An outage in Knippa Thursday morning was not storm-related.


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