Rainfall Totals: Northern NoPho Gets a Soaking, Southern NoPho Not So Much

The monsoon pulled its usual tricks this week, dumping here, dancing around there. Even within NoPho—the I-17 corridor from Norterra to New River—there was notable disparity between rainfall totals. Anthem, New River and Lake Pleasant got some good amounts. But Sonoran Foothills and the Norterra area got very little.

Here are the totals for the past three days, almost all of it falling yesterday, from the Maricopa County Flood Control District:

rainfall totals

There’s a good chance of more rain today and tonight, and a slight chance each day through the middle of next week. The forecast for North Phoenix, from the National Weather Service:


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Robert Roy Britt
NoPho resident Robert Roy Britt has written for In&Out publications since its inception in 2005. Britt began his journalism career in New Jersey newspapers in the early 1990s. He later became a science writer and was editor-in-chief of the online media sites Space.com and Live Science. He has written four novels. Email the author.
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NoPho resident Robert Roy Britt has written for In&Out publications since its inception in 2005. Britt began his journalism career in New Jersey newspapers in the early 1990s. He later became a science writer and was editor-in-chief of the online media sites Space.com and Live Science. He has written four novels. Email the author.

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