Silver Lake Storm(s)watch: December 26


Let’s call this one a three-fer. This latest trio of storms came in for their respective landings one after the other like planes lined-up on approach to LAX. The first one on Saturday night/Sunday morning delivered a weak 3/16ths of an inch to our Silver Lake property and since the forecasts were calling for more and soon, I just left the backyard precipitometer alone and let the second system that arrived on Christmas Eve eve/Christmas Eve add to it. And in fact, it did quite an exceptional job, ending up 3/16ths of an inch short of two inches. Then came the final act last night to this morning that raised the water level a wee bit shy of the 2-3/4 inches mark, which for the three successive storms between Saturday night and this morning I’m officially calling 2.72″, pushing us well into double-digit land for the season.

December 22, 24, & 26: 2.72″
Season Total: 10.91″

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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."