Tuesday, December 21, 2010

More photos from Dec. 19 and Dec 20. The water was running high on the 20th, kicking up lots of foam. Where does the foam come from?

We are having record rains, the most in December (mainly in the last 2 days) since the 1930s. The river has risen significantly since Dec. 19 even though no water has been released from Isabella Dam. The hyacinth mats that choked the water have been swept away and trees along the banks are getting their feet wet for the first time in a long time. One can only imagine how it would have been before Isabella Dam!