Dry as dust
› Month-to-date precipitation: 0.06 inches› Normal month-to-date precipitation: 4.22 inches› Year-to-date precipitation: 25.11 inches› Normal year-to-date precipitation: 46.80 inchesSource: National Weather Service
A few sprinkles on Nov. 19 technically ended a near-record streak of 29 days without rain in Chattanooga, and they were followed up by a whopping 0.05 inches of rain on the 23rd.
But neither day's rainfall did much to quench the water-starved tri-state area.
This week looks like it will be different. Finally.
A long-awaited substantial rainfall is expected to grace the Scenic City starting tonight and continuing into Wednesday.