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August 20, 2019: August rainfall has been normal plus or minus an inch or two. Temperatures have been running 2 to 4 degrees above normal. Over the past 90 days, rainfall has been about average plus or minus 1 or 2 inches in most spots. Scattered areas, mainly in southeast Virginia, are running 2 to over 4 inches above.

Current (August 20) streamflow data from the U.S. Geological Survey shows that streamflows are near normal. Groundwater levels are near normal.

The weather outlook into early September calls for above average rainfall. Temperatures are expected to be near normal. The NWS Climate Prediction Center's 30 day outlook for September calls for near average rainfall and above normal temperatures. The 90 day outlook for September through November calls for above average precipitation and above average temperatures.

The outlook for water resources and water supplies is good. Little change is expected over the next few weeks.

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