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About magpiemaniac

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  1. I had a small cell come through sometime after 3:00 AM this morning and drop 0.4” of rain. The month of May was dry as a bone until the 19th. I’ve had 10.5” of rain in ten days.
  2. Tonight’s storm just camped out over the Triad for well over four hours. Intense downpour for half an hour then moderate rain for the rest of the evening. I’m at 1.4” right now. Most of the heavier rain was north and south of me, but I won’t complain. Saves me from turning on the sprinklers this week.
  3. 7.2” total as of this evening. (Tue: 2.4”, Wed: 2.1” Thu: 2.7”) Might squeak in another quarter of an inch or so through Friday.
  4. Hit the 7.0” mark this afternoon. Can we save this rain for when we’ll really need it in August?
  5. I’m at 6.4” total right now. Weather radio alerted this morning to a flash flood warning. I’m expecting another inch or so through tomorrow. PTI is reporting 5.93” so far. I’m ten miles northeast from the airport. I’m just a tad ahead in precip.
  6. 4.5” IMBY so far. I wish my lawn could bank this rain for the next month, but I guess it doesn’t work that way.
  7. I read that DH was progressing well and would likely be ready by then.
  8. I’m at 4.0” of rain on the dot since early yesterday morning. My original over/under for my place was 5.5”, but I’m thinking 7.0” now by the time all this clears out.
  9. Currently 52 and 4.0” of rain since yesterday morning. That train of moisture to the south looks impressive.
  10. Intermittent periods of light rain this evening. Standing at 2.4” for Tuesday. The action really gets going for the Triad on Wednesday and Thursday. I’d say the over/under for around here is 5.5” total for the week.
  11. The abrupt end to the NHL season has sort of left a “what if” feeling for me. I was growing confident that the Canes could at least earn a wildcard and then who knows what else. Ugh. I’m not optimistic that the 2019-2020 season will be resumed. And based on articles I’ve been reading, there are questions about if and how fans would be admitted into arenas and stadiums for the upcoming fall hockey and football seasons. I won’t take the simple pleasures for granted anymore.
  12. I’m at 2.3” so far today. Expecting maybe 5” by Thursday evening.
  13. They now have a watch effective at 5:00 PM today through Thursday evening.
  14. That train of heavier precipitation came through early this morning and left 2.0” of rain so far. I think an estimate of 4” total this week might be on the conservative side.