11:42am

Thu November 12, 2009
WVAS Local

Rainfall totals from Ida impressive says weather experts

Opelika, AL – - The national weather service is reporting some
impressive rainfall totals from tropical storm Ida in Alabama.
Forecasters said the storm dumped 9.8 inches of rain on Opelika
for the period ending 7 a.m. Wednesday. That's the greatest
rainfall amount reported so far in Alabama and seven other states
from the storm.
Foley received 6.6 inches of rain near the coast in Baldwin
County, and Clanton received 6.3 inches in central Alabama.
By contrast, the weather service says Mobile received 3.6 inches
of rain from Ida, which came ashore at Dauphin Island early
Tuesday.