Silver Lake Stormwatch: December 3

Though the storm system now leaving the area was pretty much deluge-poor and instead mostly a steady dripper these last four to five days, the tedium of the lack of variation was beginning to feel a bit like we might be headed for 40 days and nights.

Don’t misunderstand me, I luvz me a good and long rainstorm, but I also have about a three-day limit to my tolerance before the steady grayness becomes heinous and I want to will all the low hung mung far, far away.

Deficiencies in downpourings notwithstanding, this slow-rolling series ended up dribbling an exceptional total amount onto our Silver Lake backyard. According to our trusty precipitometer, it fell to the tune of about 3/16ths shy of four inches, or 3.8125″ if you want a more exact estimation (pictured at right, click it for the bigger picture).

November 28 – December 3: 3.8125″
Season Total: 6.1225″

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."