Record rain puts Habitat homes behind schedule
“Rain, rain, go away, come again another day” isn't just a nursery rhyme for Habitat for Humanity families and volunteers, who have seen home construction fall months behind schedule. It's more of a plea.
Since June 1, more than 20 inches of rain have fallen at Asheville Regional Airport, according to the National Weather Service. The heavy rain totals are causing major delays for the nonprofit, which is dependent on good weather for construction of homes in its new subdivision, Dodd Meadows.