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Rain doesn't end drought
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While the rain may have ruined Labor Day weekend plans for some it was much needed.
Savannah-Hilton Head International airport reported 4.39 inches of rain from Saturday through midday Sunday.
Buddy Salter in Pooler reported receiving 2.25 inches of rain, and Johnny Swafford of Keller (Bryan County) said he received 17 inches of rain. WTOC TV received 4.97 inches of rain from Saturday through late in the day Sunday.  
Georgia Forestry Commission ranger David Mason said that while the rain did a lot of good it was still not enough to end the drought.
“We are still considered to be in a drought. We are abnormally dry along the coast. For the last 10 years the rainfall has not been enough for the drought to be over,” said Mason.
According to WTOC TV’s senior meteorologist Pat Prokop’s weather blog, a trough of low pressure that became stagnant Saturday and Sunday caused the weekend rain.
Rain chances for the rest of the week through the weekend in Liberty County are 30 percent or less.
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