It's been a slightly wetter than normal October for Boise, with at least a trace of rain recorded on 10 days so far this month, including today. A total of .95 inches had been recorded at the airport through Saturday, according to National Weather Service data.
Another .03 inches fell in Boise by 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The normal total precipitation for the month of October is .62 inches.
The showers are expected to pass overnight Sunday. Monday is expected to be dry and partly cloudy, with highs in the mid-60s. The chance of rain increases later in the week, with a 30 percent Wednesday night and 40 percent Thursday. Highs will drop into the 50s on Thursday.
The outlook for the week is bleak in other parts of the country. Residents on the East Coast are mobilizing as Hurricane Sandy approaches and emergency management officials were warning that the storm could cause devastating effects from the East Coast to the Great Lakes.
New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is suspending subway, bus and rail service at 7 p.m., while Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg ordered evacuations of some low-lying areas, according to The New York Times.
In Washington, D.C., flights have been cancelled, and many schools will be closed Monday, The Washington Post reports.
USA Today says damage from Sandy could be catastrophic.
CNN is keeping a running list of what each of the states, from Maine to South Carolina, is doing to prepare for the "superstorm."