rainfall in Menlo Park

Reports InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ shortly before 7:00 am: “An additional .05” this morning; 8.6” season-to- date.

A few sprinkles continued before bright sun emerge mid-mornings.

As for Rooney the Rooster, just because he’s cheery!

Photo by Linda Hubbard (c) 2020

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First moisture in awhile falls on Menlo Park

Emails InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ: “Cotton Street is glistening with wetness!  As of 7:45 am I can report .05” for a sad season-to-date total of 8.55”. Maybe those clouds have more in store for us.” Photo wet tomato plant by Aimee Campbell taken in her Menlo Park garden

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Wet conditions make for happy worms

Menlo Park resident Robin Tobias emailed she saw more worms when out walking in her neighborhood yesterday than people, a sign that folks are sheltering in place (getting healthy exercise close to home notwithstanding!). InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ reports: “My number is .4″, bringing my total 8.5″ season to date.” Photo by Robin Tobias […]

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Overnight rain forecast to continue through the day

It rained most of the night, and InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ reported earlier this morning: “.3” last night. Now 7.75” season to date. I am hoping to reach 10”. As the rain is forecast to continue today, then taper off but come back tomorrow, maybe Bill will reach that goal sooner than later! At […]

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Drizzle last through the morning in Menlo Park

There were a lot of puddles spotted on a neighborhood walk in the Menlo Park this morning under a slight drizzle. Reports InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ: “Just in from a walk, and the best I can report is .05”. That is 7.4” for the season. What I did notice was birds chirping and the […]

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Overnight rain stays in place for a few morning drizzles

It was drizzling slightly when we headed outside for some morning exercise this morning, but then the sun came out and warmed things up. Reports InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ: “Sometime last evening and night .15” fell into my gauge. Now 7.35” year-to-date.” Photo by Robb Most (c) 2020

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Overnight rain yields to blue skies early in the morning

A light rain fell off and odin overnight, but skies were blue when an egret was on the hunt for a morning meal. Reports InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ: “A decent .25” fell last evening. Now 7.2” season-todate.” By mid-morning, it was overcast again, with more rain expected over the next few days. Photo by Linda […]

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More rain overnight means four days of wet stuff in a row

Emails InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ: “I looked out the front door about 4:30 am, and was glad to see street surfaces glistening with wetness. That tally is .15” bringing my total to 6.95”. How about rain four days in a row!” Photo of more pretty orchids by Linda Hubbard (c) 2020

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Rain continues to fall on Menlo Park

Emails InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ: “.4” while we were sleeping. That is .9” in this recent rain and now 6.75” season-to-date. And the Sierras are getting lots of snow! Photo of rain-speckled orchids by Linda Hubbard (c) 2020

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Rain go away, we want to walk our cares away!

Emails InMenlo reader Robin Tobias, who snapped this photo at Sharon Pond: “So many people out walking today! Because it’s something we can do!” Reports InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ: “The afternoon looks rained out. The best I can submit is .05” in addition to this morning’s .1” That is 6.35” season-to-date. I am optimistic […]

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And now the rain comes to Menlo Park

Amidst a pandemic unlike most of us have experienced in our lives, comes the rain after a long dry spell. So for that, we are grateful. Reports InMenlo weather watcher Bill Russ: “My report is .25” for today. Since the rain fell so slowly, I want to hope it sank into the so dry soil. […]

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