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The most extreme rainfalls in each state

Weather Underground’s latest blog post describes NOAA’s recent infographic, which shows the highest 24-hour rainfall amounts in each state.  You can read more about it here.  As you might expect, the Southeast has the highest record amounts because the heaviest rain is generally associated with tropical storms or hurricanes coming onshore…
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Historical hurricane track database

If you are interested in seeing which hurricanes and tropical storms have passed through your area in the past, you should try out the NOAA hurricane track viewer.  You can access it at https://www.climate.gov/maps-data/dataset/historical-hurricane-tracks-gis-map-viewer.  It includes tracks going back for the last 150 years, although areas far from land may be…
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