Category Archives: Random Nonsense

Just whatever comes to mind.

There will be no evening scout report

I live on a cul-de-sac. Here’s the end of it. During the height of Allison’s flooding, I could walk down to the end of the street and see a foot-wide, three-inch deep stream of water that had meandered through the … Continue reading

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No Way Out

That’s not quite true; I can probably reach I-10, but with 340+ major highway closures (which doesn’t count other streets; assume thousands), I’m not going anywhere. I couldn’t even reach Greens Bayou on the morning scout. I’ll have what pictures … Continue reading

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Heh.

Metro stopped bus and train service, unsurprisingly. Harris County Toll Road Authority has waived all tolls until further notice. This would matter more if anyone could USE the toll roads. List of roads with high water (get your scroll wheel … Continue reading

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Tornado warning

From radar, headed right into my area. 3 inches of rain in the last hour. Things are getting real now. Greens Bayou (my main concern) has flood warnings upstream. the rain is moving up the watershed, making for the exact … Continue reading

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Now This is A Bit More Like It

Note that this is the ONE hour rainfall totals through southwest Houston. I mean, I’m not wishing anyone harm or distress, but this has been much ado about nothing in my area. I got tired of the media obsessing over … Continue reading

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That Sounds Good, But

99.35% of your customers in power sounds really great, until you realize that with a customer base the size of Houston, that means, 15000+ are without power…. Bonus points if you can name the movie I’m misquoting. Hint: They’re lyrics, … Continue reading

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No, Seriously.

I’m told there’s a hurricane out there somewhere. Not even an inch of rain in the last 3 hours, in Harris County. Scratch that, not even a half-inch. Much ado about nothing in Houston so far. On the other hand, … Continue reading

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