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Douglas breaks summer rain records

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -
The international border of Cochise County has been hit hard by monsoon storms this year. 
The downpours have destroyed roads and trapped people in fast-rising waters.  
However, no injuries or deaths have been reported.  
But the rain has set records in Douglas this year.  
Tucson News Now previously reported Douglas had the wettest July on record. 
These records date back to the 1940s.  
According to the Tucson National Weather Service, Douglas has now set more monsoon rain records.
After the second weekend in August, the Bisbee-Douglas Airport recorded 13.23" of rain for the meteorological summer total.
The meteorological summer includes all of June, July, and August. 

This number is now the new record for the meteorological summer, breaking the old record of 13.07" of rain set in 1964.  
Plus it is only mid-August, which means more monsoon rain could be added to that new record.  
The 13.23" is also the total monsoon rainfall so far this year.  
That makes it the 2nd wettest monsoon on record with the wettest being 1964 with 15.90" of rain.
However, the monsoon runs from June 15th to September 31st so more rain could be added to the current total.  
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