Monday, September 15, 2014

Odile or no Odile

Here we go again.

The second hurricane off of the west coast of Mexico to come through in two weeks (this is nearly historic, rare, doesn't happen) has hit and is in the process of steering a whole bunch of moisture / rain / headaches into Arizona.

The last one caused unprecedented flooding and a general mess.  It looks like less of it will pump its way into Phoenix (which is where it was a bigger mess than Tucson) and we may get more this time around.  We'll know in a couple of days.

In the meantime, we got the start of the outer bands of clouds moving in this afternoon.  It made for some interesting cloud photos and a spectacular sunset.

In case you were wondering, Hurricane Odile is pronounced Oh-deal -- as in, oh deal with it.

Outer bands of clouds from Hurricane Odile
make their way into southern Arizona

Dark, grey, and sad clouds
east of Tucson

Outer bands of Hurricane Odile clouds
created a spectacular sunset

Another Odile sunset photo
looking west from the
Ken Carr World Headquarters