From Reno, a data point illustrating how epically wet the winter of 2016-17 has been in the West

In Reno, a record year seven-plus months early

This is “water year” precipitation in Reno, Nevada, from Oct. 1 to Sept. 30. The brown line is an average years’ accumulation. The pinky-purple line is 1982-83, the all time wettest year on record, going back to the 1890s. The green line is this year.

Folks, 2017 has already eclipsed Reno’s wettest year on record  with more than seven months to go.

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