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Wettest Spring in Recorded History for Burlington, VT

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    We received the following statement from the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Burlington, VT.  Since this statement was issued, rain continued falling in Burlington, and the total as of late Monday night stands at 15.73" and counting:

    RECORD REPORT
    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
    525 PM EDT MON MAY 16 2011

    ...WETTEST METEOROLOGICAL SPRING FOR BURLINGTON VERMONT AND ITS
    STILL RAINING...

    AS OF 5 PM EDT...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE AT BURLINGTON
    INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT SET A NEW REOCRD FOR THE WETTEST
    METEOROLOGICAL SPRING. METEOROLOGICAL SPRING IS CONSIDERED THE
    MONTHS OF MARCH...APRIL AND MAY.

    AS OF 5 PM EDT...TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR METEOROLOGICAL SPRING 2011
    WAS 15.62 INCHES WHICH SURPASSED THE OLD RECORD OF 15.46 INCHES THAT
    WAS SET IN 1983.

    PRECIPITATION BY MONTH FOR METEOROLOGICAL SPRING 2011 INCLUDE:
    MARCH 2011 - 3.39 INCHES
    APRIL 2011 - 7.88 INCHES (WETTEST APRIL ON RECORD)
    MAY 2011 - 4.35 INCHES (AS OF 5 PM EDT 5/16)


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