Another rain record falls

 

August 29, 2018



By RALPH ANSAMI

ransami@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD — The violent storms that ripped through Ironwood Monday evening set another single-day rainfall record spanning the past 117 years.

A total of 2.83 inches poured down on Ironwood for the 24-hour period to 7 a.m. Tuesday, setting an Aug. 28 record.

That brought the monthly total to 7.26 inches, also a record through Aug. 28, as August is usually a dry month.

The average monthly rainfall through Aug. 28 in Ironwood is 3.03 inches, according to the National Weather Service office in Marquette. The record low through Aug. 28 was .36 inch in...



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