Last month is wettest September on record in Pennsylvania, National Weather Service says

    Thirty days have September . . . and few of them were dry.

    The National Weather Service says last month is now the wettest September on record in Pennsylvania.

    Not since 1972’s Hurricane Agnes has there been so much rain, hydrologist Charles Ross tells the Associated Press. Hurricanes Irene and Lee did a number on our waterways and flooded thousands of homes and businesses. Bad news for those with damage, but good for northwestern counties that had been experiencing a drought before the storms hit.

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