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Weekend Rain No Help for Falls Lake

Posted March 17, 2008 4:27 p.m. EDT
Updated March 17, 2008 4:37 p.m. EDT

— Despite a strong downpour this weekend, Raleigh's main source of water barely budged.

The lake level was at just 249 feet Monday, only a few inches above Friday's level and still about 2 feet below normal.

Experts say Saturday's rain was not concentrated in the right places to feed the lake.