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Productive monsoon season pushes precipitation levels above normal for year

Environment trying to catch up from earlier extreme drought conditions

Jim Rhodes measures the precipitation amount received at the Sundog Wastewater Treatment Plant in Prescott on Monday, July 30, from a traditional rain gauge. The treatment plant is considered a volunteer cooperative weather observation station by the National Weather Service. Its official weather station is located at the Prescott Municipal Airport. (Max Efrein/Courier)

Jim Rhodes measures the precipitation amount received at the Sundog Wastewater Treatment Plant in Prescott on Monday, July 30, from a traditional rain gauge. The treatment plant is considered a volunteer cooperative weather observation station by the National Weather Service. Its official weather station is located at the Prescott Municipal Airport. (Max Efrein/Courier)