Oct 3, 2011

Flowing wetlands?

Rivers and streams flow ...

But wetlands are still water, right?





Not in the Big Cypress Swamp and Everglades:

It's called sheetflow!

4 comments:

Daryl Ritchison said...

There is an old weather rule that if a 1028 mb low can form in early October in North Carolina, Florida is at high risk for tropical development and/or a good rain event. All this appears to be occurring this week, so that sheet flow may be moving faster by this time next week. We'll see, but looks like a strong atmospheric wave potential.

Robert V. Sobczak said...

If you're right, you're a genius.

Daryl Ritchison said...

You sooooooo jinxed that forecast. I should have quit when I was ahead by giving you that 10 day heads up for that cold snap last winter. But something just "has" to happen toward the end of this week into the weekend.

Robert V. Sobczak said...

Daryl, if you are correct on this one you deserve a key of recognition (do they still hand those out) from one of the major metropolises of south Florida. Without that rain water levels will be dropping fast. Today, for example, is crystal clear blue skies with not a single cumulus cloud in sight.