Tag Archives: rain


Last night, between 9 and 10, it started to rain, and this morning our rain gauge showed 1.3 inches: we’re so happy! And to tell the truth, we’re also happy that we were not hit like nearby Uvalde County, where … Continue reading


4 Inches of Rain Overnight, …

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… and “our” creek looks like this: 4 Zoll [101 Ltr/Quadatmeter] Regen über Nacht … und “unser Bach sieht so aus: From the left you see the run-off from the street [it runs in the ditch parallel to our property … Continue reading


Beneficial Summer Rain

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Yesterday, in the afternoon, we had a thunderstorm here for about 2 hours – not bad at all, but, on the contrary, with a wonderfully beneficial rain [we had 1.1 inches], that even made – true to its name – … Continue reading


Flash Flood

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Well, it wasn’t exactly a flash flood yesterday late in the afternoon during a thunderstorm, but it was still surprising to us how fast our normally dry creek [it’s a “wet weather creek” only] can rise in a downpour – … Continue reading


Videos of the Deluge

Without more explanations, as they’re kind of self-explanatory, here are the videos I took of all the water: Videos vom Wolkenbruch Ohne mehr Erklärungen, weil sie ja mehr oder weniger selbsterklärend sind, hier nun die Videos, die ich vom/beim Wolkenbruch … Continue reading


More Pictures of the Deluge

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Here I’m back with a few more words and quite a few pictures about today’s deluge. The forecast had predicted heavy thunderstorms for today, but that had been the case frequently lately without much more than a beneficial rainfall [I … Continue reading



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For about a good two hours, around noon today, we had quite a downpour, and within just ten to fifteen minutes “our” creek rose to a level I have not yet seen: Sintflut Für etwa gut zwei Stunden, um die … Continue reading


Beneficial Rain

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Last night we had, as we have had quite a few times during the last few days (and nights), some really beneficial rain. Our raingauge showed 1.4 inches, and that’s still well in the “beneficial” range. We were really lucky, … Continue reading


Thunderstorms Over Fredericksburg

Yesterday, while we were still on our way back to here from the beach, we had 1.52″ of rain within a few hours here in Fredericksburg. Today, in the afternoon, the thunderstorms continued – quite spotty, but with a great … Continue reading


Confluence …

… of “rivers”. Here’s another video, showing the run-off from opur property meeting the swollen creek:

Zusammenfluss …

… von “Stroemen”. Hier noch ein Video. Es zeigt das Wasser, das von unserem Grundstueck ab- und in den schon angeschwollenen Bach hineinflieszt: