SAN ANGELO – The week long rainy spell dumped almost four inches of badly needed rain at the San Angelo Regional Airport along with cooler temperatures and relief from the oppressive, 100 degree summer heat wave.
The rain gauge at the National Weather Service office at Mathis field recorded 3.92 inches since Sept. 1;
- Sept. 5 .75
- Sept. 11 .02
- Sept. 12 2.27
- Sept. 13 Trace
- Sept. 15 .01
- Sept. 16. .87
- Total 3.92
The rainy spell marked the end of 100 degree days and the put the total rainfall for the year in San Angelo at 13.16 inches which is 2.16 inches below normal for this date.
Heavy rain and flooding was widespread across West Central Texas Saturday morning with roadways covered in flood water and city streets in San Angelo impassable.
The rain chances have greatly diminished and this week should be mostly dry with a warming trend. High temperatures each afternoon will reach back up into the 90s with overnight lows near 70 degrees. The rain chances are gone except for slight chances in the Big Country.
Government Weather Experts predict a cooler and wetter winter for Texas.