August 5, 2018
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)
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Environment trying to catch up from earlier extreme drought conditions
In a matter of a month, the Prescott area received enough rainfall to go from one of the driest years it has ever had to a wetter than usual one.