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Storm dumps 1.85”

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After a sweltering Saturday afternoon, a cold front came through the Heart of Oklahoma about 9:30 p.m. bringing a thunderstorm that dumped nearly two inches of rain on the area.

The rain was precluded by a lightning display followed by the torrential rain totalling 1.85”.

That was the first rain that had fallen here since August 19.

The 1.85” brings the total for the Purcell area to 34.20” for the year.

In contrast, Oklahoma City has recorded 25.99”. The normal for the year-to-date is 26.77”.

The normal annual rainfall for this area is 36.52”.

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