Weather

Overnight rain is becoming a pattern in Menlo Park

Yes, rain once again hit the rooftops of Menlo Park as Saturday evening turned to Sunday morning. Reports InMenlo weather watchers Sally and Bill Russ: “.5” last night, making season-to-date 10.6”. The air feels like a little more is coming.” And they may be correct as the weather forecast is for showers this afternoon – […]

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Overnight rain yields to morning showers in Menlo Park

The Mid-Peninsula finally got a good drenching. Reports InMenlo weather watchers Sally and Bill Russ: “We’re over 10”. Love those double digits. More, more, more! This storm brought .7” so far, as of 7:30 am Saturday morning. That makes season-to-date 10.1”. The rain was heavy enough to form some mini rivers around town. This makes Maggie […]

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Rain pounds Menlo Park rooftops overnight

While the rain on Tuesday wimped out, the skies opened up overnight in Menlo Park last night. Reports InMenlo weather watchers Sally and Bill Russ: “The rain gauge this morning showed more than the weatherman predicted [we love more] and we had .6” as of 5:50 this morning. That is a season to date of […]

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Overnight rain yields to sparkling blue skies

Wet (and relatively quiet) streets and blue skies greeted Menlo Park residents this morning. Reports InMenlo weather watchers Sally and Bill Russ: “We heard it pour last night, but only for about a minute and a half [before] falling back asleep. This morning our gauge said .3” which takes us to 9.1” season to date.. Doesn’t […]

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Drip here and a drop there add to Menlo Park rainfall

Early risers were greeted by wet streets this morning indicating some overnight rain. Later in the morning the skies opened again, with a mini drenching that caused umbrellas to open up in downtown Menlo Park. Reports InMenlo weather watchers Sally and Bill Russ: “There was indeed a bit more than a trace… .05” [every little […]

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Predicted big soaker is less than that in Menlo Park

Emails InMenlo weather watchers Sally and Bill Russ this morning: “A lovely rain but we didn’t get as much as expected in Menlo Park. “The TV weather news had shown us in a red zone of very heavy rains and wind for Wednesday that did not reach that magnitude. Other local areas probably got a […]

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And the promised rain arrives in Menlo Park, but somewhat wimpy

Editor’s note: We’ll update Wednesday’s rain later this evening. The promised rain arrived (sort of) on Tuesday, prompting umbrellas to sprout up in downtown Menlo Park. Reports InMenlo weather watchers Sally and Bill Russ: “More drip drip, dribble dribble. .1” today. Season to date total now 6.7”. It was 7.55” on the same date in […]

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Spotted: Rainbow at dawn as rain subsides

The rain kept coming overnight in Menlo Park but at dawn the skies begun to clear. Early Dish joggers were treated to a beautiful rainbow (not to mention a young coyote on the hunt). Reports InMenlo weather watchers Bill and Sally Russ: We were delighted to find .8” in our rain gauge this a.m. (especially […]

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This time the rain pays a drenching visit to Menlo Park

After yesterday’s sputtering, the skies opened up and the rain came to stay in Menlo Park today. Reports InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ: “As of 4:15 p.m. today, 1” to add to my backyard total. That is 5.7” season-to-date as compared to 4.15” a year ago. “Keep in mind that was a slack rain year. […]

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Lots of wind, not much rain today in Menlo Park

Emails InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ: “A lot of huffing and puffing today, yet only .05” in our gauge.  That is 4.7” year to date and compares to 4” on the same date in 2018.  Perhaps more on the way!” In a day where showers alternated with blue skies, contributing photographer Robb Most captured a […]

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Sunny skies add to Christmas cheer in Menlo Park

The rain on Christmas Eve cleared the air and dusted off the streets in Menlo Park, giving way to sunny skies on Christmas morning. Reports InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ: “What a lovely Christmas present to have a rain report on Christmas Day.  The rainfall for yesterday and today is 0.4”.  Total rainfall to date […]

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