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Grass Valley Breaks Rainfall Record

Just 6 months into the water year, the season rainfall record has already been broken in Grass Valley. National Weather Service meteorologist Jim Mathews says the total now stands at 86.07 inches, which is .09 inches over the previous record, set in 1995…

click to listen Jim Mathews

But this record probably deserves an asterisk. Mathews says they’ve only kept records for Grass Valley for the last 50 years. Although climate change may be a factor, Mathews says California has a long history of weather extremes…

click to listen to Jim Mathews

This is the wettest winter in Grass Valley in 6 years, when the season total was about 72 inches.

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