What a relief!
The atmospheric rivers are here, bringing in all that moisture from the Pacific.
Here in Northern California we've been very worried, wondering if we would get our winter rain.
This is a great start.
Yes, it can be wild and woolly weather at times, but oh, how that rain refreshes everything.
Here is a flowerhead on our sea cliff buckwheat Eriogonum parvifolium, with some raindrops still clinging to it.
Beads of raindrops on native grasses