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June 16, 2018 June has been wet with many areas running 1 to more than 4 inches above normal for rainfall. Parts of west-central, central, and southeastern Virginia have been closer to average or even an inch or so below. June temperatures have been around normal plus or minus a degree or two. Over the past 90 days, rainfall has been 5 to 10 inches above average in most areas. Scattered areas, mainly in central Virginia, have been 1 to 4 inches above.

Current (June 16) streamflow data from the U.S. Geological Survey shows that streamflows are mostly above or much above normal. Groundwater levels are above normal.

The weather outlook through the rest of June calls for mostly above normal rainfall. Temperatures are expected to be above normal. The NWS Climate Prediction Center's 30 day outlook for June as well as the 90 day outlook for June through August calls for above average rainfall and temperatures.

The outlook for water resources and water supplies is good or very good for Delaware, Maryland, the eastern panhandle of West Virginia, and Virginia. Little change is expected over the next few weeks.

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