rainfall in Menlo Park

Kids made their way to school this morning under sunny skies, although the streets were damp.

“Rain in gauge this a.m. was .1” making year to date of 3.5”, ” reports InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ.

Photographer Robb Most captured some moisture on seasonal berries.

Photo by Robb Most (c) 2018

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Measurable rain overnight in Menlo Park

The rain that fell overnight in Menlo Park, continued in the morning hours with scattered showers, which are forecast to be over by noon. Reports InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ: “I welcomed .4” on my rain gauge at 7:00 am today, making it 3.4” season-to-date. Contributing photographer Robb Most captured some of the the lingering […]

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Menlo Park was the recipient of surprise showers today

Checking the weather forecast this morning, some of us boldy decided to start walking downtown around 9:30 this morning, convinced by not one but two weather websites that the rain was over. Our partner said, “You can never trust forecasts.” He was so right. All to say we got drenched. Reports InMenlo weather watcher Bill […]

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Showers end this morning with a good downpour

The continuing overnight showers yielded to scattered clouds and patches of blue this morning, but not before one last heavy downpour shortly before 8:00 am. Not including that final drenching, InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ reported another .1″ in his gauge, making it 2.8″ year to date. Early morning dog walkers found a good selection […]

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Now that’s a storm and it’s continuing over Menlo Park

Update at 4:30 pm from Bill: “Another .6” this afternoon for a total of 1.05″ in today’s storm! This makes 2.7” season to date. This compares to 3.25” a year ago. Then again, in 2017, December that year had no rain the first 19 days.” Wind. Thunder. Pouring rain. Finally a real winter storm is […]

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Light but steady rain overnight in Menlo Park

Emails InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ this morning shortly after 7:00 am: “This morning was .05″ making the total 1.2” season to date. Slow and steady but not the sound of big drops of rain on the roof we are waiting for.” Photo by Linda Hubbard (c) 2018

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Rain overnight is first of what will be continuing showers

We admit we missed hearing the sound of rain overnight but Bill Russ’s rain gauges did not. He and Sally emailed this morning: “.05 in the rain gauges. Season to date total 1.15”. The accompanying photo shows the soon to be leafless vines at Portola Vineyards, a sight captured last week. Photo by Linda Hubbard […]

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Light rain overnight adds up in Menlo Park

InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ report another .1″ Friday afternoon with an additional .05” overnight, “Bringing us to 1.1” season to date. Looking forward to more and more.” Sunny skies should prevail over the next few days with rain returning on Tuesday. During the rain InMenlo contributing photographer Robb Most captured the moisture on flowers. We […]

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More rain falls overnight yielding to gray Friday skies

Emails InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ: “We had .5” last night. The season total is now .95”. Hopefully more to come today.” Photo by Linda Hubbard (c) 2018

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Giving thanks for continued rain showers

Rain could be heard on rooftops off and on overnight  yielding to scattered clouds Thanksgiving morning. Emails InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ: “Another .2” as of 8:00 am Thanksgiving Day. That makes a total of .45 for this season-to-date.” While more rain is expected this evening and throughout the day tomorrow, the blue skies prompted […]

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Wow – finally the rain has come to Menlo Park

The sun broke through around 3:00 pm today in Menlo Park, but morning sprinkles were followed by a good, steady rain after Noon. Reports InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ: “Just checked and we have .25″. Not a lot but glad to have it. Last year at this time we had 2.9″ and that was a […]

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