National Weather Service rainfall map shows Modesto got 9.32 inches between Oct. 1 and Feb. 28, or 103 percent of average.
National Weather Service rainfall map shows Modesto got 9.32 inches between Oct. 1 and Feb. 28, or 103 percent of average.
National Weather Service rainfall map shows Modesto got 9.32 inches between Oct. 1 and Feb. 28, or 103 percent of average.

Deke has been an editor and reporter with The Modesto Bee since 1995. He currently does breaking-news, education and human-interest reporting. A Beyer High grad, he studied geology and journalism at UC Davis and CSU Sacramento.