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For certain, higher amounts have fallen in mountainous areas unobserved by humans or rain gauges, but the 24-hour record as determined by National Climate Extremes Committee is 43 inches, in Alvin, Texas, on July 25, 1979.
About an inch of rain fell over the course of a couple hours Saturday afternoon as Nate's outer storm bands reached New Orleans, according to data logged from National Weather Service rain gauges downtown and at the Lakefront Airport.
The technique is not as accurate as rooftop rain gauges.
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