Above average rainfall recorded, Lake Cypress Springs remains below normal

In January 2012, 4.89 inches of rain fell, which is 1.94 inches above the average of 2.95 inches. As of press time Tuesday, the current level of Lake Cypress Springs was at 375.48 feet msl which is below the normal level of 378 msl. For more details about local weather, see the February 2 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.