Last week the remnants of Hurricane Newton came through Benson. We had been warned about torrential downpours and winds up to 60 MPH. What we got was a steady rain that started during the night and lasted through mid-afternoon. It did give us a good soaking.
We got 1-1/2 inches of rain and I went to take a look at a wash that runs through the SKP Saguaro RV Park. I expected to see the wash full of water, but what I saw was
I will admit its the first time I’ve seen any water in the wash at all but I really expected more. On the plus side though, we’ve had a lot of wildflowers and butterflies since then.