Severe Weather Threat For 2020

thewoodlands

Minister of Fire
Aug 25, 2009
13,019
Foothills of The Adirondacks
We got a bit of rain last night, not as much as wanted, but it sure is better than nothing. The corn fields were starting to spike, but this rain has resolved that. Might get lucky and get another shower today.
Nothing here but sun, I did talk with my brother and they've been getting a steady rain in the Syracuse area.
 

johneh

Minister of Fire
Dec 19, 2009
2,865
Eastern Ontario
They are forecasting heavy rain here 50 to70 mm(2 - 2 3/4 in)
May be too late for my grain. Looks like we will be down 30 to 50 %
in this harvest. like they say no rain no grain.
 

thewoodlands

Minister of Fire
Aug 25, 2009
13,019
Foothills of The Adirondacks
Yeah we sure need some, been conserving water here as I have a dug well and nephews will be happy as they have 1200 acres of corn planted.
The total amount of rain we were suppose to get never happened, hopefully the system coming in from the midwest will be a longer steadier rain. I think the rain so far today stopped at 12:30.

How deep is your dug well? We have a pounded well that's 75 feet deep if I remember correctly.
 

thewoodlands

Minister of Fire
Aug 25, 2009
13,019
Foothills of The Adirondacks
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woodey

Burning Hunk
Feb 8, 2018
150
ST. Lawrence Valley N.Y.
The total amount of rain we were suppose to get never happened, hopefully the system coming in from the midwest will be a longer steadier rain. I think the rain so far today stopped at 12:30.

How deep is your dug well? We have a pounded well that's 75 feet deep if I remember correctly.
The well is 30' deep, been here since 1985 and no problems yet and that was while raising 3 children.
 
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thewoodlands

Minister of Fire
Aug 25, 2009
13,019
Foothills of The Adirondacks
The well is 30' deep, been here since 1985 and no problems yet and that was while raising 3 children.
That sounds pretty darn good. We have a river across the road that when they generate for power the water levels go up which helps the wells but when they aren't generating the water levels drop and so do the wells.

My FIL & MIL lived up the road and they had a dug well about the same depth, in a dry spell he watched the river levels and you didn't want to leave the water to the sink on very long during a dry spell or you would get a voice notice ::-) but after living up here for 17 years and five houses down on a well, I understand.
 

woodey

Burning Hunk
Feb 8, 2018
150
ST. Lawrence Valley N.Y.
That sounds pretty darn good. We have a river across the road that when they generate for power the water levels go up which helps the wells but when they aren't generating the water levels drop and so do the wells.

My FIL & MIL lived up the road and they had a dug well about the same depth, in a dry spell he watched the river levels and you didn't want to leave the water to the sink on very long during a dry spell or you would get a voice notice ::-) but after living up here for 17 years and five houses down on a well, I understand.
I would always tell my then teenaged daughters to keep the showers short, I guess they considered 15 minutes a short one.
 

johneh

Minister of Fire
Dec 19, 2009
2,865
Eastern Ontario
I would always tell my then teenaged daughters to keep the showers short, I guess they considered 15 minutes a short one.
15 min that's just about enough time to get a teenage girls hair wet
never mind shampoo, conditioner, and repeat
 
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johneh

Minister of Fire
Dec 19, 2009
2,865
Eastern Ontario
Just had a big storm pass over . dumped 2 1/2 in of water in about 1/2 hr
at least that is what my rain gauge says
 
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ABMax24

Feeling the Heat
We've had a very wet spring and early summer so far. At the beginning of July we had a week of straight rain coinciding with the tail end of the mountain snowpack melt, our rivers reached the highest levels seen since 1990. This time of year the rivers should be running almost crystal clear and at low levels, making for some nice jet boating.

Oddly enough we have only had one small thunderstorm so far this year though.

 
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Gearhead660

Feeling the Heat
Dec 20, 2018
339
Southern WI
We've finally been getting some heavy rains but the county has extended the burn ban until Friday. More rain tonight and possibly tomorrow that will be nice.
We got dumped on Thursday evening. Raining so hard, i had to pull over, couldn't see.
 
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For the year, we are about 14" above the norm for rainfall. It is deceiving as like many folks, it all came in periods. Several floods where it rained steady to heavy for 6-7 periods and then long periods of totally dry weather. July has only had a trace of rain in my area-it didn't even show up much at all in my rain gauge. It appears that a different type of system is going to come through tomorrow and there is a better chance of rain each evening for the next ten days. I have been watering my garden and flowers, but nothing does a garden better than true rain water.
 

johneh

Minister of Fire
Dec 19, 2009
2,865
Eastern Ontario
Wow, quite the contrast for sure. I thought that 52 degree weather I experienced on Monday morning felt cold, almost wanted a jacket, but frost advisories in mid July, you can have it! Beautiful area you live in, but the cold, you can have.
 

johneh

Minister of Fire
Dec 19, 2009
2,865
Eastern Ontario
Looks like we are in the middle of it again!
Had a few good ones. Thursday night a big one rolled through
didn't even wake me but power was out all around me including
the Bank where the wife works. Wait and see what tomorrow brings.
 
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thewoodlands

Minister of Fire
Aug 25, 2009
13,019
Foothills of The Adirondacks
Looks like we are in the middle of it again!
Had a few good ones. Thursday night a big one rolled through
didn't even wake me but power was out all around me including
the Bank where the wife works. Wait and see what tomorrow brings.
We haven't had any really bad winds in about three years so we're it won't surprise me if we get hit. I'll pull the snowplow,pallet forks and the front end loader out of the woods to a safe area.
 

thewoodlands

Minister of Fire
Aug 25, 2009
13,019
Foothills of The Adirondacks
Looks like we are in the middle of it again!
Had a few good ones. Thursday night a big one rolled through
didn't even wake me but power was out all around me including
the Bank where the wife works. Wait and see what tomorrow brings.
Severe thunderstorms will be less widespread on Sunday when compared to Friday night and Saturday, but storms from central Ohio to southeastern Canada could turn severe at the close of the weekend.


Meteorologists are concerned about heavy downpours, that can caused localized flooding issues, as well as strong wind gusts up to an AccuWeather Local StormMax™ of 60 mph. Following the storm thunderstorms that brought wind damage Thursday afternoon and evening, another round of wind may make it easier for tree limbs to topple.
 
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woodey

Burning Hunk
Feb 8, 2018
150
ST. Lawrence Valley N.Y.
Can do without the winds but need some rain as most of it the last week has gone around us. I have measured less than 1/2" in the last week with storms all around us. I got the generator out today and let it run for a little while but doubt i will need it.
 
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tlc1976

Feeling the Heat
Oct 7, 2012
469
Northwest Lower Michigan
We had some pretty serious winds yesterday that uprooted a bunch of trees and caused some flooding too from a lake that was already extremely high. Thankfully it missed my place but only by about 5 miles.
 
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