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Re: Rain
« Reply #75 on: July 06, 2017, 05:07:05 PM »
No I was flying my desk today.

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Offline badknees

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Re: Rain
« Reply #76 on: July 09, 2017, 08:47:52 AM »
It was a pleasant 62.0 F at 05:53 this morning in the Basin. A little more rain and I'll feel the tug!
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Re: Rain
« Reply #77 on: July 13, 2017, 09:00:05 AM »
0.16" in the Basin yesterday - Not much...but...the forecast for the next 10 days looks good. The rain is coming.

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Re: Rain
« Reply #78 on: July 16, 2017, 08:24:49 PM »
I was looking for historical rainfall data and stumbled across the Iowa Mesonet, which has a nice visualization to help you see how actual rainfall compares with expected rainfall in any given month. For example, here's data for the Basin

Click "select from map" to select a different weather station. The data seems to go back a year or two depending on the station.
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Re: Rain
« Reply #79 on: July 16, 2017, 08:40:37 PM »
I was looking for historical rainfall data and stumbled across the Iowa Mesonet, which has a nice visualization to help you see how actual rainfall compares with expected rainfall in any given month. For example, here's data for the Basin

Click "select from map" to select a different weather station. The data seems to go back a year or two depending on the station.

Nice find! Thanks.

Nov 2016 looks awry.
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Re: Rain
« Reply #80 on: August 15, 2017, 09:02:54 AM »
WIth more rain in the forecast, the Basin has tallied 12.32" YTD. The long term average for for Jan-Aug is 12.49". So.... it looks like a good time to go.
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Re: Rain
« Reply #81 on: August 15, 2017, 11:36:35 AM »
WIth more rain in the forecast, the Basin has tallied 12.32" YTD. The long term average for for Jan-Aug is 12.49". So.... it looks like a good time to go.

Homer Wilson and I will be there Friday! Hope we get to see it as green as you did last year!
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Re: Rain
« Reply #82 on: August 15, 2017, 04:47:00 PM »
WIth more rain in the forecast, the Basin has tallied 12.32" YTD. The long term average for for Jan-Aug is 12.49". So.... it looks like a good time to go.

Homer Wilson and I will be there Friday! Hope we get to see it as green as you did last year!
I'll be out there Labor Day weekend. Hope to visit Cattail Falls.
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Re: Rain
« Reply #83 on: August 16, 2017, 07:48:24 AM »
I'll be going thus winter if my wrecked foot heals, hope the springs are still running.


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Re: Rain
« Reply #84 on: August 18, 2017, 08:58:24 AM »
Basin soaked up another 1.12  inches is the past 24 hours
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Re: Rain
« Reply #85 on: August 20, 2017, 06:40:15 PM »
Cloudy and rainy all week from 14 to 18 August. Cooler temperatures made for very pleasant day hikes in the mountains, provided you remembered to bring your rain gear.  :icon_biggrin: Not as much water flowing through Boot Canyon as I would have expected. (Here's 18 August.) However on 17 August the flow  of water on the west side -- visible from the lower part of the Laguna Meadow trail -- was truly impressive.  The only real negative aspect was that patches of the Laguna Meadow trail were just mud. The morning of 19 August (as I was leaving) was the first morning of clear blue sky.

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Re: Rain
« Reply #86 on: August 20, 2017, 06:44:21 PM »
The picture doesn't really represent the flow very well, in part, ironically because there's no sound. However I could hear the water long before I could see it.
Cheers,
Imre

 


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