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#1 chieffan OFFLINE  

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Posted May 26, 2015 - 07:32 AM

Those poor folks down south are in real trouble.  Several live have been lost in the flood waters.  Some by taking dumb chances and others by unavoidable situations.  Here in SW Iowa we are not any where that bad but bad enough for farm country.  Had 1/4" yesterday and another 1/4" so far today and still at it this morning.  tomorrow they say no rain and then chance of rain the rest of the week.  Lot of farm fields are a foot tall with grass and weeds and haven't been touched yet due to the rain.  Rain may make the crops grow but you have to have the seed in the ground for that to work.  Will be mowing the lawn with line trimmers in a few days as it will be to tall to go through a mower.


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Posted May 26, 2015 - 07:47 AM

I wish we could take your rain . We here in the North East Pa haven't had much rain in the last few weeks , only .009" for May so far , should have had over 3" .


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Posted May 26, 2015 - 08:25 AM

Here's what we have had since April 26th.

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Posted May 26, 2015 - 08:35 AM

  It is sad what has happened in Texas and Oklahoma. Way too much rain.  4 inches in an hour around Austin!  Holy cow.


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Posted May 26, 2015 - 08:40 AM

We've been very lucky with flooding so far. One Firefighter lost his life not far from here, but not what the folks further south have had to endure.


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Posted May 26, 2015 - 09:47 AM

It just seems like the last few years sever weather has been a constant especially out in the plan states.  I just don't remember sever weather being so constant.  I sure hope everyone is safe and dry.



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Posted May 26, 2015 - 10:43 AM

Wasn't long ago those people were selling their cattle because it was too dry to grow feed. Doesn't take long to change things.

We have had nearly 4 inches in the last month. Comes at a nice rate and most of the crops are in.

Dug down almost 10 feet to remove a stump before the rains started. It was dry all the way down. 



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Posted May 26, 2015 - 11:53 AM

Been watching the news on this.
My BIl and his wife live in Austin, but are on vacation this week, so they have missed it all... they are worried about friends and neighbors tho

Prayers for everyone down there in the affected areas, and may Angels go with the first responders.




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