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Old 01-12-2020, 06:05 AM   #2026
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The heavens opened just after 0800 and delivered a large volume of rain in short order.

It's been chucking it down more or less constantly for the the last two or three months.

The back garden slopes and is chalk just below a shallow covering of topsoil, so it should be well drained but the lawn is almost marshy and my feet nearly went from under me when I went out to attend to the bird feeders.

OTOH, the stream at the bottom of the garden was pretty much bone dry until a few weeks ago.

It rises in a spring at the end of the road and is now flowing quite well, the water table having risen sufficiently.

Admittedly you couldn't go white water rafting on it, but it's a dramatic improvement.
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Old 01-12-2020, 07:10 AM   #2027
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We're expecting a force 11 gale about 3pm tomorrow. Batten the hatches!
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Old 01-12-2020, 08:08 AM   #2028
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We're expecting a force 11 gale about 3pm tomorrow. Batten the hatches!
Just in the last couple of minutes Storm Brendan was mentioned in the lunchtime weather forecast and the likely effect it will have especially in Scotland and N Ireland tomorrow.


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Looks like fun, doesn't it?


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Old 01-12-2020, 08:41 AM   #2029
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Old 01-12-2020, 09:28 AM   #2030
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Better tie down the wheelbarrows...
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Old 01-12-2020, 09:32 AM   #2031
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Damn. Be safe!
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Old 01-15-2020, 02:22 PM   #2032
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Currently 68.7 degrees here in South Central.

And a tad mucky, I have a bout a quarter inch of mud on my patio.
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Old 01-17-2020, 08:03 AM   #2033
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4" of snow and 10 degrees F
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Old 01-17-2020, 09:09 AM   #2034
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Did the sun go out? Woke up froze damn solid this morning.

It ain't ten degrees, though, that's painful to think about.

29 and overcast...
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Old 01-17-2020, 09:14 AM   #2035
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It's supposed to be cold, so I can't complain, but when you get used to the 60-70s and have to deal with this a couple days later, it is a bit of a shock. I had to put on a hat this morning!
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Old 01-17-2020, 09:16 AM   #2036
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Nice sunny day here anyway, just cold.
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Old 01-17-2020, 01:07 PM   #2037
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21F and waiting for the snow.
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Old 01-17-2020, 01:32 PM   #2038
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The sun is brightly shining, and we reached 32 degrees.
Balmy, I tells ya, absolutely balmy.




So is the weather.
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