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The Rainy Season

It is spring, and for us that usually means lots of rain. The last two years we have gotten over six inches of rain each March, and in 2017 and 2018 we got over five inches in that time period. … Continue reading

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Getting Local with the Weather

I have always been fascinated by the weather. When I was in grade school, we had a science teacher who had us go out and record the temperature and relative humidity, using a sling psychrometer that we whirled around. Then, … Continue reading

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Monday Recap: Greening and Flooding

If April showers bring May flowers, then what does a March deluge bring? One thing it brings is flooding, and our local rivers (like the Ohio) are out of their banks and well past flood stage. We have had almost … Continue reading

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Monday Recap: May Harvest Time

I have to admit, I am happy to see April behind us. If April showers truly bring May flowers, then we ought to be up to our ears in flowers this May, because we got a whopping 12.73 inches of … Continue reading

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CoCoRaHS: Measuring Rain, Hail & Snow

I’ve always been fascinated by the weather. When I was still in grade school, my parents got me a weather station setup one year for my birthday. It was pretty cool for its time, with an anemometer to measure wind … Continue reading

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