Lebanon Reporter

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August 11, 2012

Soggy August doesn’t dispatch drought

Lebanon — Boone County remained in extreme drought Thursday, a federal agency reported, although storms on three days this week pushed Lebanon’s average rainfall for August above the 30-year average.

Rains measured at the city’s wastewater treatment plan on Sunday Wednesday, Thursday put Lebanon’s total for the month was 3.64 inches, according to the Indiana State Climate Office. The figures exclude a heavy rainfall in Lebanon on Friday afternoon.

Normally, 3.41 inches of rain falls in Lebanon for the entire month of August.

For the rest of this story, see the Aug. 11 issue of The Lebanon Reporter.

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