I have found El Nino / Southern Oscillation (ENSO) predictions, whether for El Nino conditions or La Nina, to be very useful (not foolproof) for making long-range decisions for activities that rely on rainfall. La Nina (or La Nada, as I like to call it) brings with it lesser rainfall amounts in the Southwestern US. El Nino typically is a wetter period. That's an over-simplification, but you get the point. Here is where you get the info from the horse’s mouth.
CULLMAN COUNTY WEATHER Thursday March 30 2017 EXPECT PM RAIN & THUNDERSTORMS - High 76° TODAY: Cullman County weather will start as partly sunny with temperatures reaching 75+° by mid-afternoon. A 70% chance of rain showers and thunderstorms kick in at that point with some storms becoming severe. Rainfall amounts up to one-quarter of an inch (higher amounts under thunderstorms) are expected.
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Ten Years of Accumulating Precipitation by Bill Wheaton. Precipitation falls every day somewhere in the U.S. Geospatial data of these daily rainfall amounts is available and was used to generate the 'Ten Years of Accumulating Precipitation' video.
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Severe storms producing large hail, damaging winds, and isolated tornadoes will be possible. Additional flash flooding and river flooding will be possible. Average rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches, with isolated amounts of 4 to 6 inches. Southeast wind at 5 to 15 mph.
Zone 5 stretches from Maine to Missouri to Utah and even to Colorado. However, the local climates among these locations are all different. Each location has unique environmental factors that also affect the growing season. These factors include soil, number of frost-free days, rainfall amounts, summer heat levels, soil moisture, humidity, and day length. | Gardening Tips for Growing a Vegetables in Maine Zone 5 | Grow a Good Life