Today's steady rainfall pales in comparison to this date in history in the wiregrass.
5-years-ago... Torrential rains caused major water damage in Geneva and Houston counties.
In March 2009... Geneva County EMA personnel reported several areas received 17-inches of rain in just a few days.
it resulted in "flash" floods in the city of Geneva.
The wiregrass received several million dollars in FEMA assistance.
Transportation improvements have taken place since that weather event:
The March 2009 weather event led to the replacement of a half-dozen "old" wooden bridges with newly- designed concrete structures in Geneva County.