Below average rainfall recorded in February, conservation continues

In February 2012, the rainfall amount for the month was below average.

In February, 3.13 inches of rain fell which is 0.38 inches below the average of 3.51 inches. As of press time Tuesday, the current level of Lake Cypress Springs was at 375.47 feet msl which is below the normal level of 378 msl. For more information, see the March 8 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.