Hurricane Irene Rainfall Totals (So Far)

TOP RAINFALL TOTALS(Thru 1PM EDT)/TOP WIND GUSTS(Thru 1PM EDT)


(1*) 19.00″ (Aurora, NC – COOP)
(2) 14.00″ (Bunyan, NC) (1) 115 (Cedar Island, NC)
(3) 12.52″ (Ft. Eustis, VA) (2) 92 (Fort Macon, NC)
(4) 11.31″ (Washington, NC) (3) 88 (Cape Hatteras, NC)
(5) 11.21″ (Camp Springs, MD) (4) 83 (Conimicut, RI)
(6) 11.13″ (New Bern, NC) (5) 82 (Barrington, RI)
(7) 10.71″ (Suffold, VA) (6) 79 (Buxton, NC)
(8) 10.53″ (Grifton, NC) (7) 78 (Cape Lookout, NC)
(9) 10.22″ (Newport-Croatan, NC) (8) 78 (Oregon Inlet, NC)
(10) 10.13″ (Wenona, NC) (9) 73 (Cobb Island, MD)
(11) 10.00″ (Stockton, NJ) (10) 72 (Chesapeake Beach, MD)

*Not yet confirmed by NWS

TOP 3 RAINFALL TOTALS/WIND GUSTS PER STATE (Through Noon)

SOUTH CAROLINA
RAINFALL/ MAX GUSTS (mph)
(1) 3.62″ (Myrtle Beach) (1) 62 (Springmaid Pier)
(2) 3.15″ (Murrells Inlet) (2) 49 (North Myrtle Beach)
(3) 2.95″ (Pawleys Island) (3) 44 (Myrtle Beach)

NORTH CAROLINA
RAINFALL/ MAX GUSTS (mph)
(1) 14.00″ (Bunyan) (1) 115 (Cedar Island)
(2) 11.31″ (Washington) (2) 92 (Fort Macon)
(3) 11.13″ (New Bern) (3) 88 (Cape Hatteras)

VIRGINIA
RAINFALL/ MAX GUSTS (mph)
(1) 12.52″ (Ft. Eustis) (1) 67 (Dahlgren)
(2) 10.71″ (Suffolk) (2) 60 (Quantico)
(3) 8.82″ (Fentress) (3) 55 (Reston)

MARYLAND
RAINFALL/ MAX GUSTS (mph)
(1) 12.09″ (Ocean City) (1) 73 (Cobb Island)
(2) 11.34″ (Easton) (2) 72 (Chesapeake Beach)
(3) 11.31″ (Camp Springs) (3) 72 (Gaithersburg)

DELAWARE
RAINFALL/ MAX GUSTS (mph)
(1) 8.50″ (Federalsburg) (1) 56 (Lewes)
(2) 8.41″ (Blackbird) (2) 51 (Delaware City)
(3) 8.34″ (Ellendale) (3) 43 (Georgetown)

NEW JERSEY
RAINFALL/ MAX GUSTS (mph)
(1) 9.66″ (Jefferson TWP) (1) 69 (Tuckerton)
(2) 8.92″ (Newark) (2) 66 (Ocean City)
(3) 8.65″ (Caldwell) (3) 66 (Brick Twp.)

PENNSYLVANIA
RAINFALL/ MAX GUSTS (mph)
(1) 7.41″ (Chadds Ford) (1) 52 (Philadelphia)
(2) 7.26″ (Springtown) (2) 52 (Fort Indiantown)
(3) 7.06″ (Doylestown) (3) 52 (Mount Pocono)

NEW YORK
RAINFALL/ MAX GUSTS (mph)
(1) 8.62″ (Slide Mt.) (1) 71 (East Moriches)
(2) 8.15″ (Yonkers) (2) 67 (LGA)
(3) 7.12″ (Staten Island) (3) 67 (Bayville)

RHODE ISLAND
RAINFALL/ MAX GUSTS (mph)
(1) 2.88″ (Pawtucket) (1) 83 (Conimicut)
(2) 1.92″ (Providence) (2) 82 (Barrington)
(3) 0.86″ (Westerly State Apt.) (3) 64 (Warwick)

MASSACHUSETTS
RAINFALL/ MAX GUSTS (mph)
(1) 5.50″ (Auburn) (1) 81 (East Milton)
(2) 5.00″ (South Natick) (2) 72 (Fairhaven)
(3) 4.86″ (Worthington) (3) 66 (Norwood)

CONNECTICUT
RAINFALL/ MAX GUSTS (mph)
(1) 7.45″ (Burlington) (1) 67 (Groton)
(2) 7.17″ (North Granby) (2) 66 (Thompson)
(3) 7.02″ (Danbury) (3) 63 (Bridgeport)

OTHER FACTS

HIGHEST STORM SURGE – 8.5′ In North Carolina

–A category 3 hurricane has not made landfall on US soil since 2005. This time span of nearly 6 years if the longest such stretch without a land falling Cat 3 on US soil in history.

–Irene was the first US land falling hurricane in 1,079 days.

–Both PHL and NYC have now set records for the all-time wettest month in history.

–There have been 14 deaths reported in 6 different states.

**Stats courtesy of http://www.corymottice.com/2011/08/28/rainfall-totalspeak-wind-gusts-from-irene/**

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