More storm videos and pics

This series of storms has finally moved on to other parts of the country and the sun is out today. About time. Here are more videos from the storm.

On Tuesday, the street in front of our house turned into a river. Fortunately, this downburst didn’t last long.

On Friday, we got hail. Fortunately, nothing in our yard was damaged by this hailstorm.

A lot of streets were flooded. I shot this on Pacific Coast Highway at Bolsa Chica. This stretch of highway is often closed during storms because of flooding.

At Bolsa Chica State Beach on Friday, the sky was navy blue and the ocean was a muddy green. Awesome colors, powerful storm-fueled waves, spectacular clouds. I’ll close with this last shot of the beach yesterday evening at Bolsa Chica State Beach, about three to four miles from our house as the crow flies.

Storm clouds over Bolsa Chica State Beach

(To read more of Lou Murray’s environmental writing, see her weekly column, Natural Perspectives, in the Huntington Beach Independent at /blogs_and_columns/)

About Lou Murray, Ph.D.

I'm a retired medical researcher, retired professional writer/photographer, avid gardener, and active environmentalist living in southern California. I wrote a weekly newspaper column on environmental topics in the Huntington Beach Independent for many years. I also supervised environmental restoration projects and taught at the Orange County Conservation Corps before retiring in the summer of 2016. This blog chronicles my efforts to live a green life growing as much food as possible for my husband and myself on a 4,500 sq ft yard that is covered mainly by house, garage, driveway, and sidewalks. I am also dedicated to combatting global climate change.
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4 Responses to More storm videos and pics

  1. Pamela says:

    Awesome images! Hope this is the last of the stormy weather for you!


  2. Barbara says:

    It looks very frightening indeed. But your last photo is stunning. Off topic, but: I love that birdbath!


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