We watched some wicked clouds move across the sky last night. It sounded like a bowling alley as the storms moved in. We saw 3.3" of rain over night. Once again, I am advising to not take Rainbow Falls trail if you are hiking up today. There will be a lot of runoff coming down the mountain which will make for a tricky creek crossing on that trail. We are currently socked in and the forecast is calling for more thunderstorms. If you are hiking up today, remember your rain gear or poncho. It was a warmer day yesterday with a high of 69º and a low of 51º. You could feel the thickness in the air as the humidity settled in with the rain clouds moving in.
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