Atmospheric river brings abundant rainfall

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Stormy weather swept through the region last week and throughout Thanksgiving weekend, providing some much-needed relief after the autumn season opened with weeks of dry weather.

The Turlock area on average received over 2.5 inches of precipitation since last week, according to data provided by Turlock Irrigation District, while the Tuolumne River Watershed received over five inches — nearly an inch more than the watershed’s historical average for the entire month of November. The precipitation came after the region received just .32 inches of rain Sept. 1 through Nov. 24.

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