Soggy roads are soft, sloppy roads, Allen Countys Public Works Director Mitch Garner warned commissioners at their meeting Tuesday morning. Until the rain stops and the ground dries, theres not a lot county crews can do.
This weeks deluge has dropped 5.81 inches in Iola since Monday, with rain expected to continue through Friday and return Sunday night into Monday.
And thats after storms have dumped more than 14.70 inches so far this year, more than 5 inches above normal. At the end of 2018, rain totals exceeded normal by 10 inches.