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It's a wet start to 2010

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Posted: Wednesday, March 3, 2010 12:00 am | Updated: 8:11 am, Thu Mar 24, 2011.

Rainfall Saturday night and through much of Sunday solidified – or is it liquefied? — February 2010 as a relatively wet month in the Northwest.

And the first 60 days of the new year have been relatively soaking, with many Pima County Flood Control District measuring stations recording more than 6 inches of rain in January and February.

After the drenching rains Saturday and Sunday, with amounts near or above 1 inch, the National Weather Service predicts a warming trend this week, with some elevated shower chance Sunday. Longer-term forecasts point to Wednesday of next week as the next highest chance for showers.

Meantime, the Sonoran Desert is wearing a coat of green.

 

February precipitation totals:

 

Moore Road at La Cholla — 3.19 inches.

Calle Concordia at Calle El Milagro — 2.48

Cañada Del Oro at Big Wash — 2.72

Big Wash at Rancho Vistoso — 2.91

Catalina State Park — 2.64

CDO at Golder Ranch Road — 2.13

SaddleBrooke — 2.32

CDO at Ina Road — 1.85

Oracle — 2.44

Picture Rocks — 1.46

Santa Cruz River at Ina — 2.09

Mount Lemmon — 6.22

 

Sixty-day precipitation totals as of 5 p.m. Monday:

 

Moore Road at La Cholla — 6.38

Calle Concordia at Calle El Milagro — 5.08

Cañada Del Oro at Big Wash — 6.02

Big Wash at Rancho Vistoso — 6.54

Catalina State Park — 6.85

CDO at Golder Ranch Road — 5.12

Oracle — 6.10

Picture Rocks — 3.70

Santa Cruz River at Ina Road — 4.65

Mount Lemmon — 12.56

Source: Pima County Flood Control District

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