How much rain did the Triangle see?

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Parts of Wake County received more than eight inches of rain

WAKE COUNTY, North Carolina (WTVD) -- For the past 24 hours, rain has been pouring out of the sky, covering most of the Triangle in inches of rain.

The rain has made driving slightly dangerous, causing dozens of accidents, and it has even made everyday activities such as walking your dog rather unpleasant.


But just how much rain has fallen over the last day?

Here are the top 10 cities in Wake County that received the most rainfall, according to the National Weather Service:

North-Northeast Raleigh - 8.73 inches

East-Northeast Cary - 8.40 inches

North-Northwest Raleigh - 8.15 inches

West-Northwest New Hope - 8.15 inches

Northeast Cary - 7.63 inches

North New Hope - 7.61 inches

East-Southeast Cary - 7.33 inches

South-Southwest Raleigh - 7.28 inches

West-Southwest Knightdale - 7.22 inches

Southwest Lake Wheeler - 7.20 inches

Lakes, ponds, creeks, rivers and other bodies of water in the county have also received a significant amount of rainfall.

West Falls Lake 8.73 inches

Crabtree Creek 8.55 inches

Raingage at Crabtree Park 8.17 inches

Walnut Creek at Sunny Brook Drive 6.25 inches

For a complete list of rainfall totals for the Triangle click here.

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