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RAIN!

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Offline The Scorpion

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Re: RAIN!
« Reply #15 on: February 16, 2012, 08:50:53 PM »
I was just checking the weather radar and it looked like some rain moved through the park today, or sometime between maybe 4 and now (8:55 PM 02/16/12) looks like some more just popped up

James
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Offline Voni

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Re: RAIN!
« Reply #16 on: February 16, 2012, 09:36:04 PM »
it's amazing what a little rain will do for Big Bend!

You do owe it to yourself to get on out here!

Surprises around every corner.

Rainbows this afternoon!  Intense!!

Pictures as soon as I quit being so busy having fun!

Voni
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Offline trtlrock

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Re: RAIN!
« Reply #17 on: February 16, 2012, 11:01:44 PM »
Heavy late-afternoon t-storms in smoky Ck, and throughout our hike out to mule ears overlook. Massive t-storms in distance near Mesa anguila. Chisos obviously drenched at times. Watched non-stop lightning over quemada from sotol overlook for 30 minutes. Intermittent downpours & hail in study butte tonight.
John & Tess

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Offline Al

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Re: RAIN!
« Reply #18 on: February 16, 2012, 11:07:05 PM »
Heavy late-afternoon t-storms in smoky Ck, and throughout our hike out to mule ears overlook. Massive t-storms in distance near Mesa anguila. Chisos obviously drenched at times. Watched non-stop lightning over quemada from sotol overlook for 30 minutes. Intermittent downpours & hail in study butte tonight.

Can't wait for a picture or two!

Al

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Offline Juan Cuatro Lados

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Re: RAIN!
« Reply #19 on: February 17, 2012, 08:05:11 AM »
Got about .20 last night and about the same a week ago.  Brings the total for the last 18 months to almost two inches ...... outside Terlingua.

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Offline Voni

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Re: RAIN!
« Reply #20 on: February 17, 2012, 11:02:46 AM »
Live deeply, laugh fully, love widely
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Offline Homer67

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Re: RAIN!
« Reply #21 on: February 17, 2012, 12:02:42 PM »
Cattail? 
Ah Big Bend, we will soon return to reacquaint ourselves in our ritual of blood, exhaustion and dehydration. How can we resist the temptation to strip ourselves of the maladies of civilization?

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Offline kevint

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Re: RAIN!
« Reply #22 on: February 17, 2012, 12:22:19 PM »
Cattail? 


I've been wondering the same thing.
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Offline kevint

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Re: RAIN!
« Reply #23 on: February 17, 2012, 12:27:48 PM »
http://www.nps.gov/bibe/upload/DAILYREPORT-155.pdf


Panther Junction is almost up to an inch for Feb.  Castalon--not so good.
-- Kevin (W5KLT)

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Offline homerboy2u

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Re: RAIN!
« Reply #24 on: February 17, 2012, 10:09:28 PM »
Blessed rain, iam getting new green weeds in February...we are going to have a better year than last. Drought will soon be declared none existent.

  It is raining like crazy here, very steady.
Stay thirsty, my friends.

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Offline Al

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Re: RAIN!
« Reply #25 on: February 17, 2012, 10:15:06 PM »
Blessed rain, iam getting new green weeds in February...we are going to have a better year than last. Drought will soon be declared none existent.

  It is raining like crazy here, very steady.

Got an inch here today and it's still raining but Lake Travis is only 37% full.  We still need a lot of rain.

Al

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Offline trtlrock

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Re: RAIN!
« Reply #26 on: February 18, 2012, 08:26:26 AM »
Another four hours of steady rain in SB overnight!
John & Tess

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Offline Juan Cuatro Lados

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Re: RAIN!
« Reply #27 on: February 18, 2012, 08:28:08 AM »
Got .15 last night.  Time for some green grass and wildflowers to start popping up?

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Offline Voni

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Re: RAIN!
« Reply #28 on: February 18, 2012, 08:39:57 AM »
Oh, yes!  Tiny green things everywhere! 

LOTS of pictures here along the Hot Springs trail and the Nature trail in Rio Grande Campground.

http://s320.photobucket.com/albums/nn335/Glaves/riding/2012%20Project/2012%20Hot%20Springs%20and%20Nature%20Trail%20Hikes%20in%20BBNP/

Another quarter of an inch fell at our adobe last night.

Bluebonnets scattered wildly.

It's time to load up your vehicle and come on down to watch our world come back to life@@







Voni
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Offline chris

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Re: RAIN!
« Reply #29 on: February 22, 2012, 08:23:29 AM »
Cattail? 


I've been wondering the same thing.

I just got back to Austin on Monday, and we camped Thurs-Sat nights in the Basin.  The daily reports of the first two nights said something like 1.20+ inches fell over both as I recall, and if you saw our stuff hanging in trees on Saturday you'd believe it...but after the first night, with just under 0.3", we made it out to Cattail after Emory.

Full trip report and pictures to come this week, but yes, Cattail had a slow, steady trickle-of course we were thinking it wasn't going to rain another 0.89" that night and could've waited a day for probably a better flow!   :banghead:

 


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