Jul 312010

Wow! Yesterday morning, the rain we had was simply delightful. Watching it gently fall with a cup of coffee in my hand was great.

Yesterday afternoon, the town was shutdown with a massive torrential rainfall. 89A, Milton at the railroad bridge, and Soliere were all flooded and closed. Other minor side streets had similar issues. It took my daughter over an hour to go 3 miles to work last night. Here is a great image and story from the Arizona Daily Sun.

Milton Flooding - Arizona Daily Sun

Milton Flooding - Arizona Daily Sun

It was a record rainfall day for the airport.

  YESTERDAY        1.33R         1.33 2010   0.10   1.23      T
  MONTH TO DATE    5.64                      2.30   3.34     1.00
  SINCE SEP 1     19.83                     19.92  -0.09    12.56
  SINCE JAN 1     15.12                     12.18   2.94     6.20

Notice that even with last fall and last spring being very dry, the wet winter and summer have boosted us to normal precipitation levels since last September. Here is the radar estimation of precipitation from yesterday (Intellicast.com)

24 Rainfall estimate - Intellicast.com (will update with time)

24 Rainfall estimate - Intellicast.com (will update with time)

The current trend is to last through the weekend. Next week should be more like the standard monsoon pattern.


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