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Old 04-26-2012, 11:57 AM
 
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Just started, kind of a nice surprise.
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Old 04-26-2012, 12:03 PM
 
Location: The desert southwest
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Default Enjoying the rain!

I am sitting at my table working on my computer with the windows open listening to the sweet sound of the rain outside. This is a rare occurrence here in the valley so I plan to take full advantage of it! I love the sun, but do miss the occasional rain.
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Old 04-26-2012, 12:38 PM
 
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Oh good call on the open windows thing! I was about to go crank the AC on (since it's 79.2 in the house ) but then I looked outside and it's only 61! No sounds of rain, but the birds sound very happy and active out there and the smell of fresh rain is great. We got 0.08" here are my house.
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Old 04-26-2012, 12:45 PM
 
Location: Sonoran Desert
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Where my wife works, they went outside to watch. Only in Zona! Enjoy, you may not see any more rain until July.
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Old 04-26-2012, 01:00 PM
 
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It's been coming down hard in north Mesa, off and on. It has been a while!

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Oh good call on the open windows thing! I was about to go crank the AC on (since it's 79.2 in the house ) but then I looked outside and it's only 61! No sounds of rain, but the birds sound very happy and active out there and the smell of fresh rain is great. We got 0.08" here are my house.
Wasn't it you looking at beefing up your insulation? Sounds like it's fine!
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Old 04-26-2012, 01:02 PM
 
Location: Avondale and Tempe, Arizona
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It rained pretty heavy in northern Tempe this morning for about ten minutes then quit.

Earlier this week they were predicting we were going to get real washout but I guess it's not meant to be.
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Old 04-26-2012, 01:03 PM
 
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It's been coming down hard in north Mesa, off and on. It has been a while!



Wasn't it you looking at beefing up your insulation? Sounds like it's fine!
Yea that's me. And it's fine keeping heat in, but not out.
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Old 04-26-2012, 05:33 PM
 
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A little after noon here in east Mesa it rain pretty good for about a half hour. That just rained desert fragrance was in the air.
Beautiful.
It got cloudy, it rained for a bit and it's now sunny and warm.
Ya gotta love Arizona for that.
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Old 04-27-2012, 10:33 PM
 
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One of the only regions in North America where rain is news...ahhhhhh I love it here even though many take it for granted/are jaded, blaise and don't understand what they have.

Live somewhere else for a minute then let's talk.
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