The Tennessee Valley Authority confirmed Wednesday that 2018 was the wettest year in the Tennessee Valley in 129 years of record keeping.
There was a basin average of 67.1 inches of rain across the Tennessee Valley in 2018, TVA said.
The previous record was 65.1 inches in 1973.
The TVA rain gauge on Mt. Mitchell in North Carolina received 118.8 inches of rain in 2018.
The Tennessee Valley region normally averages 51 inches of rain a year. [Read more…]