torsdag 19 juli 2007

Summer Showers Bring No Heat Relief

It's been 41 days since there was any recordable rain in Salt Lake City. That's a bit shy of the state record of 63 days without rain set between Sept. 11 and Nov. 12, 1952, but throw in above average temperatures and the result is a hot dry summer in Utah. "We had days with 3 percent relative humidity," said Monica Traphagen, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service here. "While we're dry here, we're not usually that dry." Thunderstorms rolling through recently have raised humidity levels, but as of Tuesday they had delivered no measurable rain, she said. Read more - Original Story

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