Get Ready East Coast?

thewoodlands Posted By thewoodlands, Jun 26, 2013 at 11:45 AM

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  1. begreen

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    Yowser! I'll bet she is busy in this heat wave. If I lived in that area it would be underground.
     
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  2. jharkin

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    Ive got cousins in Phoenix. They reported 117 yesterday.
     
  3. thewoodlands

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  4. WellSeasoned

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    Hardest rain I've seen in a good while here. 2"/hr a few times already and its only noon time. Crazy. Will get the boat ready I think
     
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  5. thewoodlands

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    I'm thinking the heavy rain will stay southeast of us, this round.

    Boats ready.
     
  6. thewoodlands

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  7. begreen

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    We may break a record here today. Thank goodness we get the cooling effect of nearby Puget Sound. Ironically, Ft. Worth set a record low this morning of 62::F. We were 64F this AM.
     
  8. BrotherBart

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    Family in Wichita Falls, Tx North of Ft. Worth say the city is having to draw up Phase 4 drought regs because they have never been past Phase 3 before. They are now.
     
  9. smokinj

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  10. BrotherBart

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    This is the sixteen thousand acre lake south of the town I was raised in.

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  11. thewoodlands

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    So far not a drop here, that will change. They say it might stop by the end of the week.
     
  12. thewoodlands

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    When was that photo taken?
     
  13. begreen

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    That's a shallow lake. Guess it doesn't look good for boating season there.
     
  14. thewoodlands

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  15. ScotO

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    it's been raining like mad here, too. We've gotten a couple inches the past 24 hours, supposed to be pop-up storms and training storms all week long, right thru the weekend!
     
  16. BrotherBart

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    Last year. The whole lake is completely dry now.
     
  17. BrotherBart

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    Lots of it is a lot deeper. With a dam and spillway. That aren't of much use now.
     
  18. ScotO

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    once the polar ice caps melt, it'll fill back in.....eventually....;)
     
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  19. fishingpol

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    There were 2 different tornado watches here between 2:30 and 4:15 pm today in our county. One cell had a rotation starting to form so it was a close call just south of us. Tense moments for a bit here. Tropical downpours too. Doppler radar is the best thing since sliced bread.

    Lawn looks great on the plus side. Wood seasoning is just not happening that rapidly.
     
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  20. thewoodlands

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    That sucks big time.
     
  21. thewoodlands

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    Just started raining here (not hard) we might get some of the heavy stuff tomorrow.

    Below is a list of June rainfall records set with old records in parenthesis:


    • Augusta, Ga. - 10.83 inches (10.59 inches in 2004

    • Massena, N.Y. - 7.72 inches (6.27 inches from 1993)

    • Montpelier, Vt. - 8.35 inches (8.25 inches from 2006)

    • Wilmington, Del. - 13.66 inches (9.90 inches from 2003)

    • Philadelphia, Pa. - 10.55 inches (10.06 inches from 1938)
     
  22. WellSeasoned

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    Evac frankfort, mohawk, herkimer NY, mudslides, people trapped in house, water rising per scanner radio. Is this near you Zap? Hope everyone is safe out there
     
  23. thewoodlands

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    We are about 4 hours north if not more.
     
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