How much rain was it that Flagler Beach got from Tropical Storm Fay?”
The 27.92 inches in Ormond Beach edged out Fay’s maximum in Melbourne by a quarter of an inch. Western Volusia received 5 to 6 inches more rain during Fay. But eastern Volusia and Flagler received far more rain last week. Bunnell received 9.5 inches more, a total of 21.7 inches. New Smyrna Beach received 11.2 inches more, totaling 19.43 inches. At 19.5 inches, Palm Coast received 7.1 inches more rain than during Fay, and Flagler Beach had 14 more inches of rain, totaling 21.5.
Rain reminiscent of season to come Steady downpour a reminder to get prepared BY KARSCEAL TURNER DAYTONA TIMES firstname.lastname@example.org KARSCEAL TURNER/DAYTONA TIMES Thesteady downpour led to flooding on some roads in the area. Hurricane season is a little more than two weeks away, but Volusia and Flagler County residents are getting a reminder of what to prepare for during the next six months. The rain began Sunday night and simply did not let up. Low-lying areas of Daytona Beach and Holly Hill were hardest hit. Close to 20 inches of rain was recorded in Volusia, including a little more than that in Flagler. As of Daytona Times’ press time, it was still raining. According to weather reports, there will be no reprieve until Friday or Saturday. All the way through the beginning of next week (including Memorial Day), the forecast is for at least 20 percent to 40 percent of rain. ‘Wicked wakeup call’ The rainfall totals in Flagler h