Weather and nature mostly.
By: Desertrain, 5:45 PM GMT on November 22, 2014
Last evening it thundered a while and there was 0.36" of rain. This surpassed the 0.05" that was predicted via WU.
Heavy dew this am. Now headed for below freezing temps at night in a couple days. This should not deter the many wildflowers rising up all over the yards.
By: Desertrain, 5:51 AM GMT on September 19, 2014
0.48" fell today putting the current storm total at 3.33"
By: Desertrain, 7:28 AM GMT on September 18, 2014
Raining again after brief fog.
Wednesday total was 2.49" beating the 2.17 inches WU put up for this area.
A pleasant surprise and reversal of fortune.
On to Thursday.
By: Desertrain, 3:56 AM GMT on September 18, 2014
At 8:47pm Sept 17 , 2.17" and rain continues.
Hurray for exceeding expectations. Now we will see how the next 36hrs play out.
Should see unparalleled flora for this time of year. Rains like this in a dry climate produce unusual plant effects which may translate to insect and bird increase.
Fallish rains are known to ignite wildflower response for late winter-spring shows.
By: Desertrain, 2:10 AM GMT on September 18, 2014
1.76 inches as of 7pm wed. Sept 17
Rain continues with some variability in amounts. If this keeps up may well pass expected daily rain of 2.17"
That would be cool
Rain collectors are all overflowing, now earth terracing is keeping the rest on property.
Front and side washes are flowing well. Wash berms have kept pond effect in front.
Will report at later times today as totals climb.