Gary McManus of the Oklahoma Climatological Survey writes about rain, a lack of rain and possible rain
There were several totals above 2 inches, and a couple of those weree above 3 inches.
Sallisaw 3.45 inches of rain
McManus said: And while this month is going to be remembered for its rain, the statewide average for the month will probably finish a tad below normal. As of today, that average is 3.88 inches, 0.08 inches below normal. However, that’s still the 39th wettest such period since 1921. Odd, right?
Well, that’s due to the variable nature of June’s precipitation totals. For many of the years, the totals are either really high or really low.
Tropical Storm Alex is currently churning away in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to strengthen to Hurricane status in the near future.
Some forecast models do exactly that, bringing the remnants of the storm over central or eastern Oklahoma.