Posts Tagged ‘Flooding’

22nd October
2010
written by Richard

A “big rain is coming,” predicted Henry Cooper, Escondido’s celebrated, amateur weather prognosticator.  The “Escondido Weather Prophet,” as he was known,” spoke in early February 1927, predicting a major storm for later in the month.  “We shall have copious rains all along the coast,” Cooper declared, “with assured runoff from a heavy mantle of snow in the mountains.”

Read the story of one of San Diego’s biggest rain years:  Flood of 1927.

Mission Valley under water, Feb. 1927.

Mission Valley under water, Feb. 1927.