THE CALIFORNIA DELUGE : Coming Down in Buckets
Tuesday’s celestial waterworks pumped rain totals further past the norm for this point in the season. Rainfall for the 24 hours around the county ending at 4 p.m. Tuesday and, below, year-to-date accumulations in Santa Ana: City: Inches Santa Ana: 2.31 Newport Beach: 1.87 Lake Forest: 2.62 Dana Point: 1.25 San Juan Capistrano: 2.31 *
Santa Ana readings, as of 4 p.m. Tuesday, for rain so far this year: Period: Inches Season: 10.85 Last year: 1.70 Normal: 4.60 * Today’s forecast: Scattered showers continuing with a chance of more showers tonight and a slight chance of showers on Thursday.
Source: WeatherData Inc.