By the numbers, two month's of rain in hours in South Jersey

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The National Weather Service says that the record rainfalls on Tuesday, Aug. 12 and the morning hours of Wednesday, Aug. 13 reached 500-year storm levels in portions of New York. Here is the latest totals./NWS The National Weather Service says that the record rainfalls on Tuesday, Aug. 12 and the morning hours of Wednesday, Aug. 13 reached 500-year storm levels in portions of New York. Here is the latest totals./NWS South Jersey residents are waking up to a clearing sky and very impressive rain totals that left nearly half a foot of rain across many portions of South Jersey on Tuesday, Aug. 12. Here are the rain totals listed by county as provided by the National Weather Service:

Atlantic County

Estell Manor received 6.17 inches of rain, the most in Atlantic County. Other totals included Atlantic CityInternationalAirport (5.58), Mullica Township (4.14), Oceanville (3.93) and Somers Point (2.4).

Burlington County

Chatsworth got 4.76 inches of rain and nearby Tabernacle received .04 inches, deep in the heart of the state’s Pine Barrens.

Delaware

Glasgow residents were hit with 3.42 inches of rain. Other locates with heavy rain included: Blackbird (3.08), Middletown (3.05), Newark (2.71), New Castle (2.65) and Wilmintong Airport (2.51).

Cape May County

Woodbine received 2.68 inches of rain on Tuesday, Aug. 12.

Cumberland County

Millville led the state with 8.94 inches of rain – two month’s worth – that fell on Tuesday, Aug. 12. Newport received 8.6 inches and Leamings Mill got 6.4 inches. Greenwich, the site of New Jersey’s tea party, received 2.49 inches of rain.

Ocean County

Little Egg Harbor Township, the site of one of America’s first seaports, received 7.5 inches of rain. In Manahawkin, 7.25 inches of rain fell. Other totals: Point Pleasant (5.9), Seaside Heights (4.59), Lakewood (4.02) and Barnegat Light (3.67).


 

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