The Wayne County Outlook

Local News

February 5, 2013

Month of January was wetter than normal

2-6-13 —     January was wetter than normal, according to the monthly weather summary from J.D. Rogers, local observer for the National Weather Service.

    Total precipitation for the month was 5.47 inches, which is more than an inch above the average of 4.23 inches, according to Rogers.  

But snowfall totals were well below average.

    In January, only .2 of an inch of snow was recorded, compared to the average of 4.5 inches. The maximum snow depth was a trace, according to Rogers.

    The month was also slightly warmer than normal. The temperature in January averaged 38 degrees, which compares to the norm of 35.2 degrees.

    The minimum temperature for the month was 14 degrees which was recorded on January 22 and the maximum temperature was 69 degrees which was recorded on January 29.

    Rogers noted that a fast moving squall line moved across the county at about 6 a.m. on Wednesday, January 30. A few trees were blown down resulting in scattered power outages.

1
Text Only
Local News
AP Video
SKorea Ferry Toll Hits 156, Search Gets Tougher Video Shows Possible Syrian Gas Attack Cubs Superfans Celebrate Wrigley's 100th Raw: Cattle Truck Overturns in Texas Admirers Flock to Dole During Kansas Homecoming Raw: Erupting Volcanoes in Guatemala and Peru Alibaba IPO Could Be Largest Ever for Tech Firm FBI Joining Probe of Suburban NY 'Swatting' Call U.S. Paratroopers in Poland, Amid Ukraine Crisis US Reviews Clemency for Certain Inmates Raw: Violence Erupts in Rio Near Olympic Venue Raw: Deadly Bombing in Egypt Raw: What's Inside a Commercial Jet Wheel Well Raw: Obama Arrives in Japan for State Visit Raw: Anti-Obama Activists Fight Manila Police Motels Near Disney Fighting Homeless Problem Michigan Man Sees Thanks to 'bionic Eye' S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Section Teases
Royal Wedding Live
Section Teases
Section Teases