Rain pelted roofs in the Boise area overnight, and the wet weather is expected to stick around for the foreseeable future.
The high temperature Tuesday is expected to be in the upper 60s, and it will be a little cooler over the next couple days, according to the National Weather Service.
The Weather Service recorded .10 inches at the airport on Monday, and another .12 inches by 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.
It’s cloudy and overcast, but the air quality is improved over smoky conditions from Sunday, according to the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality. The air quality of the Treasure Valley is good, or healthy, Tuesday.
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Another wet system from the Oregon Coast is expected to move through the area Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Winds are expected to stay moderate at 5 to 15 mph.
There hadn’t been any measurable rain in Boise during September until Monday.
Since last October, the start of the water year, a little over 12 inches of precipitation has been recorded. That’s normal for the area.
The Weather Service is always looking for volunteer weather observers. There are currently about 50 people around the state participating in the program. To find out about participating, visit the cocorahs.org Web site.