We got just over a quarter of a inch so far today. More rain expected tonight.Supposed to thunderstorm here later today, too much rain, makes the grass grow super quick, but gives me something to do
There is another side to that coin. Read this article, from 1998 no less.another overt sign of the US military getting ready - first time in US history - sections of the US interstate system will be closed down for practice military airstrips
read the article - it's part of an ongoing military program - the USAF in the Pacific are dispersing to 100s of small island strips >>> first time in over 75 years isn't because someone is bored and needs problemsThere is another side to that coin. Read this article, from 1998 no less.
The Air Force says that, to save money, it has had to skimp on runway maintenance at a number of installations and that cuts on aircraft tires are increasing as a result.
They are most likely just using the roads because the bases are worn out, and many have been decommissioned over the decades, turned into drag strips and the like. They are adopting the Swiss model perhaps. Why waste money on costly runways when you can use a highway to dual purpose.
I say LOVE because I know you guys up there REALLY NEEDED IT!It rained last night and this morning and we got a total of 1/2" today. This is the most rain that I've ever seen for August. The temp dropped over 20 degs since yesterday and we have 86% humidity.
For July we had a total of .05" rain.