A look back at what was a wetter than usual August

Most areas of the state reported above normal rainfall for the month of August, except for some observers in northwestern, west-central, and southwestern Minnesota.  Wetter areas of the state were generally in eastern counties.  Some observers in Houston, Washington, Steele, Fillmore, Dakota, Winona, and Olmsted Counties reported 7 to 9 inches of rainfall during the month.

Retired University of Minnesota climatologist and meteorologist Mark Seeley joined Cathy Wurzer to discuss the how this August was wetter than usual.

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