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... is 100 mph. I started seeing the cloud swags on the horizon and I was rained on once for about 30 seconds. It was sunny out, but rain had fallen as the road was wet and it was just petering out. That to me is a perfect amount of rainfall, just enough to get slightly dampened, provides about 30 minutes of cooling.
There started to be more and more rainfall swags but the road always seemed to veer at the last minute so I kept missing them. It is a familiar game, ...
... br> Here's a great sight for Identifying Texas wildflowers if anyone wants to help me with the white and purple ones.
Steve and Kim
... ride, we passed orchards and orchards of pecans. Much of this land is harvested by the NM Pecan Company.
We entered into Texas in El Paso - OMG, we haven't seen so much traffic since we were in Seattle and this wasn't even rush hour. El Paso is huge....tons of outlet stores off the highway and just congestion everywhere you looked. I prefer the nice open roads with no traffic. Once we passed ...
... t too bad driving through.
Ran into a few showers at various times, but nothing like what Ronny & Linda drove through yesterday, apparently. Several areas were having some drainage problems, but it wasn't too difficult.
We stopped at the Walmart in Carlsbad about 1:15 and walked around a bit then took a Subway break.
We crossed back into Texas about 2pm (MDT), 3pm (CDT). ...
... been lucky so far.
I just read the weather...and the temps here are supposed to remain around freezing until Wednesday, with freezing rain and/or snow in certain areas. WTF???? We're damn near in MEXICO......and we can't shake this weather! We're only 90 miles from our first stop in Marfa, TX. Hopefully weather won't bring forth any issues tomorrow. We'll see.
Observations on Texas driving. So far, with the exception of ...
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