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Saturday, December 13, 2008

Waimea Rains

From Waimea Rains and floods 12/13/08

While the water in the town started to recede this morning, the occasionally torrential rain began to threaten my house. My sons went out to create a barrier to protect the back door and rooms and dig a small trench to allow the water to flow to the storm drain on the street.
While they worked, we heard of a tornado warning in the Hanapepe area!
As you can see by the Doppler image, more rains are coming.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yikes! I hope your house is spared, Liz. So far, so good at our home. It's raining cats and dogs right now.

December 13, 2008 at 4:32 PM  
Blogger LizKauai said...

Did your event get called off today? Looks like the storm is coming to Oahu again too!

When the rain let up a little, Stevo just fixed our trench- away from the neighbor's lot and down our side.

December 13, 2008 at 4:55 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Aiea craft fair was not called off. The weather cooperated until 2:15 pm, when it rained cats and dogs. I left at 2:30 as scheduled.

December 13, 2008 at 6:02 PM  

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