Category Archives: Random Nonsense

Just whatever comes to mind.

Evening Walkabout

Pictures mostly taken on my last walk about before dark, about 5pm. Compare these two, about two hours apart: Notice the rope? People got tired of the pickup-truck tourists blasting water up to their houses. And cutting through their yards. … Continue reading

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Enough Already

UPDATE: The lower Greens Bayou still hasn’t peaked. And it’s still raining.

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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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