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Haven’t seen rain this heavy in a long time–if ever. The highways look like class III rapids, roads and schools are closed.

These storms have been classified as two 100-year storms, occurring back-to-back. For this region, a 100 year storm generates over 7.8 inches of run-off in a 24-hour period. A 100-year storm is an event that has a 1/100th chance of occurring within any given year. Having them back-to-back within 48 hours is an extremely rare occurrence and no municipality requires design of drainage systems to control such a rainfall event in this State.

By |2010-03-30T10:54:23+00:00March 30th, 2010|Latest News|Comments Off on Haven’t seen rain this heavy i…

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