Find all your DIY electronics in the MakerShed. 3D Printing, Kits, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Books & more!

Preparations for Maker Faire Detroit were interrupted when a big storm hit, bringing flash flooding to the parking lot of The Henry Ford. “Fantastic,” said Katie Kunde, who enjoyed the cloudburst from inside the Maker Shed tent. Almost instantly, The LifeSize MouseTrap sat in the middle of a pond. The Power Wheel Racers were nearly underwater next to the flooded racetrack.

20120727-210036.jpg

20120727-210923.jpg

The thunderstorms passed in time for the maker mixer in the evening, and almost all the ground water had found its way to the storm drains.

Tomorrow’s weather is expected to be perfect for the opening day of Maker Faire Detroit.

Dale Dougherty

I’m founder of MAKE magazine and creator of Maker Faire. I am CEO of Maker Media, the company that produces MAKE, Maker Faire and Maker Shed. I am Chairman of the Maker Education Initiative (www.makered.org).


Related
blog comments powered by Disqus

Featured Products from the MakerShed

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 25,883 other followers