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That, and it has been pretty dry for a while now. They likely sucked up a lot of water during the storm making them even more top-heavy and apt to fall...Preston Sands wrote:If you are referring to fallen saguaros, it may be due to the heavy rainfall from last week. Soggy soil plus wind=down they go.
Joe, this storm was pretty darn big. Not only did we see the huge storm on Thursday, but the ground was already wet from the smaller storm earlier in the week.joe bartels wrote:I get the rain/wind reasoning. Just seems ODD most of these have survived well over 75 years, look healthy and then it's over. This past storm was big but it's not like it doesn't happen at least every 10-20 years. Guess some have just been hanging on to their last fiber of stamina fooling us.