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RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
925 AM EDT THU AUG 1 2013

...RAINFALL TOTALS AND RECORDS SET IN JULY 2013...

ROANOKE VIRGINIA RECEIVED 12.73 INCHES OF RAIN...WHICH MADE JULY
2013 THE WETTEST JULY EVER RECORDED. THE OLD JULY RAINFALL RECORD
WAS 10.09 INCHES FROM 1989. IT WAS ALSO THE SECOND WETTEST MONTH
OF ALL TIME IN RECORDED HISTORY. THE CURRENT ALL TIME WETTEST
MONTH RECORD IS 16.71 INCHES FROM AUGUST 1940. RECORDS FOR ROANOKE
DATE BACK TO 1912.

DANVILLE VIRGINIA RECEIVED 11.50 INCHES OF RAIN...WHICH MADE JULY
2013 THE WETTEST JULY EVER RECORDED. THE OLD JULY RAINFALL RECORD
WAS 8.81 INCHES FROM 1965. IT WAS ALSO THE FOURTH WETTEST MONTH OF
ALL TIME IN RECORDED HISTORY. THE CURRENT ALL TIME WETTEST MONTH
RECORD IS 14.64 INCHES FROM SEPTEMBER 1996. RECORDS FOR DANVILLE
DATE BACK TO 1948.

BLACKSBURG VIRGINIA RECEIVED 7.78 INCHES OF RAIN...WHICH MADE JULY
2013 THE THIRD WETTEST JULY EVER RECORDED. THE CURRENT JULY
RAINFALL RECORD IS 9.35 INCHES FROM 1992. RECORDS FOR BLACKSBURG
DATE BACK TO 1952.

BLUEFIELD WEST VIRGINIA RECEIVED JUST 4.12 INCHES OF RAIN...WHICH
WAS WELL SHORT OF THE CURRENT JULY RAINFALL RECORD OF 10.24 INCHES
FROM 1980. BLUEFIELD ACTUALLY FINISHED BARELY BELOW THE 1981-2010
NORMAL FOR RAINFALL IN JULY...WHICH IS 4.17 INCHES. RECORDS FOR
BLUEFIELD DATE BACK TO 1959.

FINALLY...LYNCHBURG VIRGINIA RECEIVED ONLY 3.41 INCHES OF
RAIN...WHICH WAS FAR BEHIND THE CURRENT JULY RAINFALL RECORD OF
10.30 INCHES FROM 1984. LYNCHBURG FINISHED BELOW THE 1981-2010
NORMAL FOR RAINFALL IN JULY...WHICH IS 4.36 INCHES. RECORDS FOR
LYNCHBURG DATE BACK TO 1893.

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