Friday, December 07, 2007

Arizona Rain

Rain in Arizona is amazing! We have wonderful lighting shows, and the micro bursts are so strong that while Mike was sleeping on the couch in the living room the wind blew our front door open and the foyer was covered with water.

Mike put a bucket out to measure the rain and it was a full three inches. It rained for more than 24 hours, and as you can see from the picture at the top there is a little river running down the middle of the street.

The bottom picture is taken of an empty lot next to us and the gravel is a lake.

The rain stopped as suddenly as it started. Within seconds of a terrible downpour, it stopped, the sun was immediately out, and within a few hours the lakes were gone. You would never have known there was a rain storm.