Rain … fall
Monday was another wet fall day in Rowan County with some significant rain totals for the area. The sometimes heavy precipitation has encouraged leaves to drop from the trees.
A scattering of oak leaves lay on the wet slate patio at Wyatt and Dianne Clark’s home in China Grove.
Darryl Corriher’s rain gauge held between 1 and 2 inches of rain on Monday morning.
A couple of sugar maple leaves were seen floating in a temporary pond in a parking lot in Salisbury, as the rain beats the surface of the water, causing multiple splash rings.
Earlier this year, Rowan was in the midst of a drought that sharply dropped crop yields for most farmers. Now, it seems Rowan is getting repeatedly pounded by precipitation.
The largest, single-day rainfall totals on Monday appeared to be in southwestern Rowan. During the past week alone, some areas of Rowan have received 3 total inches or more of rain.
Sunny, cool weather is projected through much of the week with cloudy and rainy weather coming back early next week.
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