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Heavy rain in North Carolina

The State Climate Office of North Carolina posted a description of the locally heavy rains that occurred in central NC this past Saturday on their blog at  One CoCoRaHS observer in Cary NC reported 7.52 inches for the day.  Estimates of the return period are that some areas received a 100-year event or more.  If you don’t know what a return period is or just want to know more, the article has a good description of what it is and where you can get estimates of return period for your area.

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