3.10” of rain in 4 hours

posted Aug 13, 2013, 10:01 AM by Park Ranger   [ updated Aug 13, 2013, 10:01 AM ]
The morning of August 13th a significant storm passed over McKaig Nature Center dumping 3.10” of rain from 4:53 until 9:11 am.  

According to the weather station KPAWAYNE5 at the St Davids Golf Club, the peak rainfall was at 6:34 falling at a rate of 6.26” per hour. Average rainfall rate during the storm was about ¾" per hour.

Croton Road by the north entrance of McKaig was closed for several hours.