Playa el grande

rcnaylorJune 9, 2010

Out here on the plains we have low places that are often and/or usually dry. But, when we get big rains they fill up. Some used to call the buffalo wallers. This one was brim full after a recent three inch downpour: From Sunset 6-8-2010

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kentuck_8b

Nice colorful pic, and interesting.

How deep is it and how long will it take to dry up...that is, if it doesn't rain again in the mean time.

Kt

    Bookmark   June 9, 2010 at 10:25PM
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rcnaylor

Thanks Kt. Think of a large shallow bowl. But, this one is so full, it is probably 10 feet deep in the middle.

If we have our normal rainfall, it will keep a good bit of water in to next year when our rainy season (often kind of a misnomer) starts again. If not, it could be gone by September.

    Bookmark   June 9, 2010 at 10:33PM
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kentuck_8b

Thanks for the explanation.

We sure could have used some of that water down here the last two years...

    Bookmark   June 9, 2010 at 11:05PM
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Konrad___far_north

Lovely!...I don't ever remember heaving 3" in a downpour..
we could use it too.

Konrad

    Bookmark   June 12, 2010 at 1:07AM
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