This Week in Weather 5/11/19-5/17/19

What went on this week in weather? Check out the stats and facts that stood out most this week!

  • Sunday, May 12 marked the first day on the Mississippi River in the Quad Cities was below major flood stage since March 23rd. That’s 51 days- a record-breaking number!
  • If you had dreary weather on Sunday, May 12, we’re not surprised. There was 3600 mile-long cloud cover stretching from Iowa to ⅔ of the way to Europe!
  • Tuesday, May 14 was the first time (ever) that the Storm Prediction Center issued ‘severe’ weather in every day of it’s extended outlook.
  • Downtown Los Angeles, CA received .48” of rain on Thursday, May 17, which isn’t only a daily record, but nearly double the city’s average rainfall for the entire month of May, which is .26”!

Stay safe this weekend and watch The Weather Channel to get details on your area’s forecast the next few days!


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