10 inches of snow is equivalent to 1 inch of rainfall for our soils!

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Those fluffy white snowflakes accumulate but when they melt they provide moisture to our soils. When surface temperatures are around 30 degrees, 10 inches of snow is equivalent to 1 inch of rainfall!  DeKalb County has had 28.3″ of snow this winter.

The more you know!! From the DeKalb County Farm Bureau!