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Another Downpour

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Yesterday morning we had another downpour, of nearly the same amount [2.6 inches], but in a shorter time [ca. 3 hrs] than on May 3, and consequently the creek rose faster [especially as the soil in the catchment area was … Continue reading

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The Clip I Forgot …

… to add to my previous video of our recent thunderstorm. Der Clip, den ich vergessen habe, … meinem Video von unseren Gewitter neulich hinzuzufügen. Just now I found out the I had one more clip but had forgotten to … Continue reading

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Thunderstorm 2019-05-03

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Yesterday, as I already mentioned here [“In Koblenz …“], we had quite a thunderstorm, with some hail in it, and lots of rain. We got 2.7 inches here at the house, in just about 4 to 5 hours. A downpour … Continue reading

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In Koblenz …

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… fühlte ich mich heute. “Koblenz” kommt doch von Lateinisch “Confluentes”, also (der) “Zusammenfluss” (zweier Ströme), und genau das hatten wir hier beim Unwetter heute Nachmittag: einen Zusammenfluss zweier Ströme [wenn auch nicht der Mosel und des Rheins wie in … Continue reading

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A Short But Heavy Downpour

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Ein kurzer aber heftiger Regenguss This is what it looked like on the patio and in our back yard: So sah es auf der Terrasse und im Garten hinter dem Haus aus: And here’s a short video of it: Und … Continue reading

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… and a beneficial one at that: 0.7″ during the night. Look at the rain gauge: Hurrah, wir hatten Regen, … … und sogar gut-tuenden: immerhin 17,7 Millimeter sind in der vergangenen Nacht heruntergekommen, wie der Niederschlagsmesser zeigt:

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… und gebar ein Mäuslein, wie man so sagt. Für die vergangene Nacht hatte es eine Unwetterwarnung für einen großen Teil von Texas, Hill Country eingeschlossen, mit möglichen starken Tornados ebenso wie Hagel mit großem Durchmesser, und was war? – … Continue reading

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While We Were Gone …

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… to the Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque/NM [more about that later, once I have managed to sorth through and edit tons of pictures], there was quite a lot of rain in our area here [for October 15 the official rain … Continue reading

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More Wonderful [= Beneficial] Rain

From some time around midnight last night to about 1:30PM today we had some more rain, a total of 2.7 inches, which means that over a span of more than 13 hours it was a nice steadily-soaking and ground-penetrating rain, … Continue reading

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Rain – Glorious, Wonderful, Long Longed For, Ever So Welcome

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In my previous post I already talked about the rain that had started yesterday in the afternoon and that has brought us here at the house 1.9″ so far. This morning, when I got up, I heard that most welcome … Continue reading