4.37″ of rain has fallen this May so far, more than doubling the average rainfall and more rain will fall today. While the Chicagoland area is hoping for some dry weather, parts of our country are begging for some rain.
The Northwoods of Wisconsin, the upper peninsula of Michigan and even Hawaii are experiencing abnormally dry weather. The U.S. drought monitor notes that northern Wisconsin and portions of the U.P. are enduring a “severe drought”. Historic low lake levels are being reported in Vilas and Oneida counties. The forecast for this upcoming week is keeping things dry.