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Moist Spots: an in-depth view


Did someone request a video about flooding? A fact finding mission from topography maps to IRL walk-through before, during, & after the rains. The entire property is a basin that drains from the road towards the creek but the creek has been banked up to prevent flooding towards the road creating a bowl effect in the center of the place. Towards the last quarter of the video It started another downpour that dropped roughly 1.5-2 inches per hour with a tornado spotted a half mile away and the threat of hail and gusting winds. The sky was a strange yellow so some parts of the walk were a bit interesting as the camera tried to adjust the color for "normal" conditions - but - WOW! how this place flooded!!! The entire center of the property drained from the perimeter down towards the center and the focal point of that collection is roughly 400 feet from my front door... I walked the trails to show the aftermath this morning to show just how deep it gets after the higher areas allow the water to leech through to the lower spots. The majority of this property is genuinely at least 24 inches below the flood height of the little tributary creek that feeds the branch!!! Don't forget to check out tomorrow's aftermath video where I walk through all sections with no talking leaving only nature to speak for itself as we witness its glory and wrath... Tags: #nature #natural #livinmicro #flooding #spring #rain #downpour #tornado #hail #forest #woods #river #creek #puddle #ponding

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