Today we got .72 inches of rain.
The river fluctuates as much as ten feet on a regular year, from typical flooding to droughts. This has been a time of little rain, particularly in West Virginia, which feeds the Potomac.
In the shot above, taken on a foggy morning, you can definitely see which way the water flows. And you can see how the river dramatically low. Imagine the trees on that island up to their necks in raging water.
From the looks of things, a lot of rain fell in the mountains in these last days which means the accumulated drek: algae, scum, leaves and other detritus will get washed through. Since the drama of wind, it’s been days of fog. iTunes podcast here, online listening here, stitcher here, and Jonathan’s YouTube channel here.