The Saratoga Sun -

By Mike Dunn 

Rainfall slightly up in Platte Valley


Even though it may seem the Platte Valley has received more rain than usual, meteorologist Shawn Leibl with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), said precipitation is up in the Platte Valley, but not as much as you might think.

The last two months, Saratoga has seen 5.3 inches of rain as of Sept. 12 — which is slightly above normal rainfall. Leibl said there is an average of 4.14 inches of rain between July and now. While the last two months have seen a larger amount of rain, Liebl said annually the Platte Valley is on average.

“This year through June, Saratoga w...

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