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Over 8 1/2 inches of rain fall in an hour over the Dubois

Over 8 1/2 inches of rain fall in an hour over the Dubois

 

Just a few days ago the Dubois area was hit by heavy rains flooding schools, businesses, and homes in the area.  Thanks to fast acting Vol Fire Department and other first responders they went to work pump out the flood waters.  How much rain is 8 1/2 inches really?

One inch of rain falling on 1 acre of ground is equal to about 27,154 gallons and weighs about 113 tons.   Below is a release from Tammy Humbert

 

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