We've had some pretty significant rain recently, and flooding is starting to become a concern again. Today, I happened to take a drive down the Garden Highway (SweetPea was driving, so, no, I wasn't snapping & driving. This time), and the river level was pretty shocking:
For those of you who aren't local, the Garden Highway sits on top of a levee. One one side is Discovery Park & the American River. On the other side? Apartment and business complexes and houses.
In contrast, here's what the area usually looks like in late spring, early summer:
And here's our ten day weather forecast:
Fortunately, it looks like we're getting a bit of a break until sometime tomorrow. But then the rain is going to start up again. I hope we don't have any problems... But that's starting to look unrealistic.