Welcome rain in thunderstorms Monday

Thunderstorms were a part of the picture in the listening area on Monday, the third rain event in the Marshalltown area since Friday. As of early Monday morning .03 worth of rain had been received, a total of 44 hundreths over three days and 1.78 for the month of August. The year to date total of rain for Marshalltown was nearly seven inches below normal for this time of year.