The Daily Numbers for Friday, May 2

The Daily Numbers: 4.81 inches of rain officially at the airport yesterday.

5.56 inches of rain out in Wayne.

5.55 in Lansdowne.

142 years, how long since we’ve had that much rain in one 24-hour period.

0 deaths reported.

25 rescue calls in Delaware County.

62 water rescues in Chester County

3 people, a dad and his 2 young sons, rescued from car submerged in the raging Chester Creek on Mount Alverno Road in Aston.

2 people facing DUI charges after they went around barriers and then got stuck in floodwater, prompting rescues.

16.1 foot crest for the Brandywine River in Chadds Ford.

1 man’s body discovered on Parker Street in Chester Thursday.

11 homicides in Chester, if this one is added to the list.

18 so far in 2014 in Delaware County.

100 years being marked this year at Linvilla Orchards.

55 schools, including Swarthmore, being investigated for possible violations of Title IX for sex assault reporting.

500 people who gathered last night for the 10th annual Partners in Learning Celebration, including honors for the All-Delco Hi-Q team and winners of the Excellence in Teaching awards.

2 men facing charges connected to a vandalism spree in Lansdowne.

2 people dead after a triple shooting outside West Philly bar last night.

40,000 people expected to take part in the Broad Street Run on Sunday in Philly.

318,000 Pennsylvania residents who signed up for health care under Obamacare.

0.9 percent boost in consumer spending in March.

344,000 people seeking jobless benefits.

2 new bank branches opening in Delaware County, with Santander going into the Quarry Center in Haverford, and Beneficial on Sproul Road in Marple.

21 point dip for the stock market yesterday.

328 million short of expectations, that would be tax collections in Pa. in April, off 9 percent.

38 seasons since the Flyers won the 2nd of their back-to-back Stanley Cups.

13-13 mark for the Phillies, who open a series with the Nats tonight with a classic, Cliff Lee vs. Stephen Strasburg

Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.

38 years is a long time between championships, eh Flyers fans?

I Don’t Get It: Driving around a barrier and into flood water is never a good idea, but with two kids in the car? Wow!

Today’s Upper: Kudos to the winners of All-Delco Hi-Q and Excellence in Teaching honors last night.

Quote Box: “People just misjudge these things all the time. We put up the barriers and people go around them.”

- Middletown Fire Chief Chip Lillie, on rescuing people in their cars from flood waters.