Seven-day precipitation over the U.S. Gulf Coast for the period ending at 8a.m. EDT (1200 UTC) on August 30, 2012, is shown in the map below from the National Weather Service’s Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service, at http://water.weather.gov/precip/ (accessed 8/30/12, 10:15 a.m.EDT). The seven-day total is mostly from the heavy rainfall on August 28-30 from Hurricane/Tropical Storm Isaac. Visit this Web site to get rainfall totals for other individual states and for given periods of time. The Virginia Water Resources Research Center thanks that National Weather Service for making these maps available.
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