It’s been raining steadily for the last two days. This area is sitting underneath a line of showers that, at its maximum, was connecting a low in Canada with Hurricane Ike down in Texas. The moisture is moving up this stationary line delivering the rain that we could have used over the entire summer. What is left of Ike is now just getting here. Hopefully, then, we’ll be seeing the sun tomorrow.
For right now, I’m keeping an eye on the basement which has a tendency to start leaking in water whenever there is a large rainstorm. So far there’s just been a little puddle which is surprising since I would have expected the ground to be supersaturated by now. The lake which formed in our yard yesterday is growing. Check it out: