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Rain in Mexico

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Offline WL2

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Rain in Mexico
« on: October 11, 2011, 04:48:43 PM »
I notice there are some interesting tropical systems impacting the west coast of Mexico.  I wonder if they will send rain all the way to Texas and the Big Bend area?  Could they cause some flooding on the Rio Grand?

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Offline homerboy2u

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Re: Rain in Mexico
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2011, 08:01:46 PM »
Only in a very limited condition. If the tropical storms were to hit the Serranias del Burro (Burro Range) and since the whole mountain system is very porous almost all of the water would sip right in to the underground system. All of the acquifer system would be replenish, which I think it is starting to do so.

 A picture of what I mean, taken in the heart of Burro Range in Campo Verde Ranch.



All this water runs down the San Rodrigo ranch, at least the one that goes on top of the bed rock. The rest pops up every now and then in many different areas.



 Now, for the waters that reach the Luis L. Leon dam in Ojinaga, this one discharges completely on to thr Rio Grande system, and that is another story. All too familiar to this crowd on the board.
Stay thirsty, my friends.

 


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