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2012-09-20

Rainfall this week

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Rainfall reported by volunteers on the CoCoRaHS network for Friday, Sept. 14, ranged from 5.52 inches in a location near the intersection of State Highway 173 and FM 2828 to a low of 1.36 inches reported just north of the intersection of FM 1283 and PR 37 near Lakehills. Rainfall averaged 2.19 inches across Bandera County.

Precipitation continued throughout the weekend with most of the CoCoRaHS volunteers reporting at least a trace of rain Saturday. Sunday, Sept. 16, measurements ranged from .08 inches to one inch near Bandera. On Sunday, one volunteer reported as much as 1.62 inches at a site in the eastern portion of the county, with no measurements in the western half.

CoCoRaHS, Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network, is a nationwide opportunity for volunteers to input precipitation data to be used for natural resource, education and research applications.

Volunteers are trained to use low-cost measurement tools and how to upload the data they collect to an interactive website. Search for CoCoRaHS network to learn how to become a volunteer.