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46er

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Passed to our west. They are along a cold front that will give us 60's and a tad lower humidity tomorrow :dance: And then it rains tomorrow night. Or so they say :rolleyes:
 

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The weather was decent during the day (while i was working, naturally) but the downpours began shortly after I got home. Planning on doing a little exploring in the area of Batsto tower- washington tpk- penn swamp rd tomorrow. Hopefully the roads and trails aren't too squishy. Last time i tried to drive down goodwater road in that area, it was totally impassable due to downed trees, but that was over a month ago. Will report back on conditions if there's anything worth a mention.
 

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Went out to the woods to watch the storm arrive, sky got dark in the North, heard distant thunder. But it never got here, it blew off to the West. Just started getting some very light sprinkles now.
 

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The weather was decent during the day (while i was working, naturally) but the downpours began shortly after I got home. Planning on doing a little exploring in the area of Batsto tower- washington tpk- penn swamp rd tomorrow. Hopefully the roads and trails aren't too squishy. Last time i tried to drive down goodwater road in that area, it was totally impassable due to downed trees, but that was over a month ago. Will report back on conditions if there's anything worth a mention.
Goodwater was clear last weekend, that general area you just mentioned was decent for travel, even up through mount
 

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It was nice in the barrens this morning. Very quiet where we were. I should have known about this well but didn't until stumbling on it today.




They sure do have a strange looking head.




This was not happy at all we were there. It rattled it's tail just like a rattlesnake which did not scare us at all. We knew better.



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This was not happy at all we were there. It rattled it's tail just like a rattlesnake which did not scare us at all. We knew better.
I ran into one of these for the first time a couple weeks ago - right on the edge of my yard. All coiled up and it made a loud noise, but didn't really sound like the rattler I encountered many years ago. It looks like the noise is made by a "whipping" action. It was very aggressive... or at least stubborn. Would not run away when prodded by a stick. Glad that this has been discussed here or it might have fooled me... but I knew better. ;)
 

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Wow, they have really ratcheted up the rain forecast for today and tonight!

Today
New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Tonight
New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
 

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Wow, they have really ratcheted up the rain forecast for today and tonight!
Yep, we were going to head down to Millville for the races. Sunny & clear here right now. Having another cup of coffee instead. The new genset enclosure is getting some good water infiltration testing with these rain events.

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Northeastern Maryland, Delaware, southeastern Pennsylvania,
southern New Jersey and parts of central New Jersey.

* From 2:00 PM this afternoon through late tonight.

* Heavy rain is expected from this afternoon into this evening.
Rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are forecast. Much of the rain
is expected to fall over a period of only a few hours.
 
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Weather has been OK for me here, little pockets or rain all over the place yesterday, but none of them hit me. Temperatures in the 80’s and there was a nice breeze. A bit more wind today - it makes the warm/humid weather much more bearable and also helps to keep the mosquitoes and flies away. This time of year, I like any day with a temperature below 90. :)

What I don’t like is the warm nights and it looks like those are here to stay for awhile. On a 60 degree night I open up all the windows and close them in the morning. House stays nice and cool on a 90 degree day.
 

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More rain on the way....

Tonight
Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Wednesday
Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Wednesday Night
Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Thursday
Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch
 

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Storm went through about 2:57AM and just as the rain and wind started there was some sort of electrical explosion right outside my window. Looked out but did not see anything. No thunder or lightning at all.
 

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That sounds like a transformer circuit breaker tripping, but if it did you would not have power.
 

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New forecast calls for much less rain.

Today
New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch

Tonight
New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch

Thursday
New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch