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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

Hot, Hotter, Enchanted Rock – Update

I just found out in our local paper that this record temperature was not all it got to lately, but that it was even hotter a few days later, on July 23, when it was a blazing hot furnace of 155 – right: onehundred and fifty-five! – degrees Fahrenheit on top of the rock!

Heiß, heißer, Enchanted Rock – Update

Gerade habe ich in unserer Lokalzeitung gesehen, dass dieser Rekordwert noch längst nicht Alles war, sondern dass es ein paar Tage später, am 23. Juli, dort wahre Hochofentemperaturen hatte, von sage und schreibe 68 – richtig gelesen: achtundsechzig! – Grad Celsius oben auf dem Felsen!

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Hot, Hotter, Enchanted Rock

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On Thursday, July 19, it was an incredible 133 degrees Fahrenheit on the summit of Enchanted Rock, just about 17 miles from here. Heiß, heißer, Enchanted Rock Am Donnerstag, dem 19. Juli, waren es unglaubliche 56 Grad Celsius auf dem … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 5 [Popcorn Overlook]

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What I completely forgot in my last post was that, on our way from Brasstown Bold to Sautee Nacoochee, we stopped at Popcorn Overlook [quite a strange name for a vantage point, isn’t it?] … RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Tag 5 … Continue reading

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Watering Restrictions

For a long time, I think for two years or even more, we have been at stage three of watering restrictions here in Fredericksburg.I don’t want to go into all the details, just that for us it means we can … Continue reading

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First Real Downpour of the Year

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Over all, this year has been way too dry so far, but (early) this morning we had quite a thunderstorm with a very heavy downpour [at around 10:30 our raingauge showed 3 inches] and within minutes our wet weather creek, … Continue reading

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Well, that actually means putting the cart before the horse, but still: we did get rain – as the halo around the moon had predicted, or, at least, had made us hope. It started yesterday in the early evening hours, … Continue reading

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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

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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

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… 61 Fahrenheit this morning at 07:30 = wonderfully refreshing. Es sind kuehle … 16 Grad Celsius heute Morgen um 7:30 = wunderbar erfrischend.