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Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 12/23/2011

Overnight rain drops about an inch

Doppler estimated rainfall from the night of December 22 and 23, 2011. (NOAA)
The best kind of rain drenched the soils last night, falling between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m., completely avoiding rush hour commutes and mostly occurring while we were sleeping. An average of about 1” muddied up the region with the heaviest amounts north and west of the District.

Reagan National (DCA) recorded 0.82”, Dulles 1.32” and BWI Airport 1.05”.

DCA’s 0.82” puts the December total at 4.29”, about 2” above normal for the month to date.

Here are some reports from CWG readers:

1.4” in NE D.C. around Capitol Hill (jojo2008)
1.5” in Goshen/Laytonsville, Montgomery co. (PlowKing)
1.5” in Kensington, Montgomery co (Joel Gallun via Facebook)
1.3” Laytonsville Golf Course, Montgomery co. (Galen Evans via Facebook)
1.36” in Gaitherburg, Montgomery co. (Kevin Shaw via Facebook)
1.28” in Poolesville, Montgomery co. (MKadyman)
0.8” in Warren county (eric654)
1.09” south of Hamilton, Loudoun co. (worldtraveler83)

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0.82” Washington, D.C.


0.97” Severn, Md.
0.71” Frederick, Md.
0.91” Deale, Md.
0.66” Prince Frederick, Md.
1.02” Columbia, Md.
0.89” Colesville, Md.
0.89” Takoma Park, Md.
0.93” Wheaton-Glenmont
1.37” Gaithersburg, Md.
0.67” Bowie, Md.
0.78” Suitland, Md.


0.91” Vienna, Va.
0.78” McLean, Va.
1.08” Herndon, Va.
1.32” Warrenton, Va.
0.73” Fredericksburg, Va.
0.83” Leesburg, Va.
0.82” Burke, Va.

By  |  09:38 AM ET, 12/23/2011

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