Record rainfall set in Memphis Saturday
Record set October 29, 2022
Published: Oct. 30, 2022 at 7:30 AM CDT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Much needed rain fell across the Mid-South Saturday.
The National Weather Service reports 2.37 inches fell in Memphis.
This breaks the old record of 1.40 inches set in 1877 for October 29.
While still negative, Saturday’s rain did bring slightly higher river levels.
The latest observation of the Mississippi River Sunday morning is -8.46 feet.
The river is forecast to rise to -8.1 feet by Thursday morning (November 3, 2022).
The forecast for the week ahead will be mainly dry.
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