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Saturday, June 22, 2024

Windom area receives nearly 1 inch of rain

Windom area farmers are breathing a little easier these days after the area received nearly an inch of rain on Wednesday.

By 4 p.m., a front had moved through and mostly cloudy skies were giving way to peaks of sunshine. However, before the rain stopped the Windom area received nearly one inch of rain. As of 1 p.m. today, the National Weather Service’s official observer in Windom reported that .89 inches of precipitation had fallen in Windom. Radar indicated that heavier amounts likely fell in other locations around Windom.

The moisture was especially welcomed since the only prior rainfall the area had received was .58 inches on July 6.

Shots of rain have become timely recently. A total of 2.05 inches fell on June 26, with another .41 inches falling on June 28. From May 21 to June 26, the Windom area received just 1.78 inches of rainfall. A total of 3.06 inches fell in May and another 2.84 inches in June. To date in July, the Windom area has received at least 1.48 inches.

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