Mother Nature was kind to the area this weekend, bringing some much needed rain without the severe weather. We received 2.13 inches of rain over the weekend in Pella/Knoxville. That included a new daily record for rainfall on Saturday with 1.01 inches. Overall this month, we’ve received 2.19 inches of rain, well ahead of the 1.25 inches that’s normal for this time in October. Overall, we usually receive 2.76 inches of rain this month.