Area residents report 2-3.5 inches of rain fell
Published 11:46 am Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Area residents said their rain gauges told the story of the precipitation that fell late Monday and early Tuesday morning.
Matt Mize said his recorded 6 inches in Flomaton.
In Atmore, Brittany Gilbert said her’s showed 3.5 inches of rain.
Paige Jordan said her gauge recorded 3 inches in Canoe Monday night, and Logan Zinner said 2 inches of rain fell in Huxford.
According to the National Weather Service, between 2.5-3.1 inches of rain fell over the 24-hour period from June 21-22.
As Tropical Storm Claudette swept through the area, the highest rain total for the Atmore area was 1.83 inches, according to the NWS.