May 03, 2021 3:45 PM

Hays receives over 1 inch of rain overnight

Posted May 03, 2021 3:45 PM

By CRISTINA JANNEY
Hays Post

Hays received 1.03 inches of rain in an overnight storm that also saw wind gusts of 55 miles per hour, according to the K-State Ag Research Center.

The average rainfall for April in Hays is 3.31 inches. Hays is almost to its average year to date moisture of 7.92 inches as of the end of April.

Thanks to a wet spring thus far, Hays has already received 7.73 inches of moisture.

The National Weather Service has a forecast for a slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Monday. The high is forecast at near 62 with north wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

There is a 30 percent chance for showers and thunderstorms again Monday night.

Tuesday's forecast is sunny with a high of 63, but there is a chance of showers again on Wednesday.