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WE GOT RAIN!!! Not much but I'll take it!
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Mark Hendershot    Posted 05-17-2002 at 06:32:41       [Reply]  [No Email]
We got 2/10ths of a inch of rain at 5:00 this morning!!! I know it don't sound like much but when you only have got .19 inches for the year this is a lot. They have forcasted some more for the next few days we sure need it! This few drops will make the grass grow a littl bit more! Mark H.


Terry    Posted 05-17-2002 at 10:23:45       [Reply]  [No Email]
Hi Mark:

Wish I could send you some of ours. I'm close to St. Louis, and it's raining right now (Friday noon) even though it's suppose to be clear today. We've gotten plenty of rain the last two-three weeks for sure. Not cussing it, I've been through droughts and promised myself to never bad mouth rain again.

Terry


Mudcat49    Posted 05-17-2002 at 08:23:30       [Reply]  [No Email]
WE GOT 2 INCHES YESTERDAY, I WENT OUT TO ROTOTILL AFTERWARDS AND WAS KICKING UP DUST!


hay    Posted 05-17-2002 at 06:55:27       [Reply]  [No Email]
we had the first rain in 38 days yesterday. a 3 minute steady shower and it all boiled off in less than 30 minutes. supposed to have a 70% chance of rain today and tonight. i gotta see it to believe it. only a durn fool would dare to predict weather in south texas. so far we are about 8" behind on our normal rain for the year and it shows too. we live in hope!


Fred Tx    Posted 05-17-2002 at 06:42:21       [Reply]  [No Email]
Congrats. We may get some rain tonight. Six inches behind here in Central Tx.


Mark Hendershot    Posted 05-17-2002 at 06:53:08       [Reply]  [No Email]
In 6 years we have had one big rain it was 2 inches in about 30 minuits what a down pour!! Then in a couple of hours later it was all gone! Glad I had ditches and had the place graded for run off to! In fact I got laughted at for doing the ditch system because everbody saod they will never be used. I came fron the side of the mountain that it rained all the time for weeks on end I got to hate it but I like the dry country now, just wish we had a little more lately we have had a drought for around 4 years now but that will change after the ICE AGE comes! Mark H.


Grove r    Posted 05-17-2002 at 07:53:27       [Reply]  [No Email]
Hi, Mark, 10-4 on the ice age, sure is cold here, not bitterly cold, just cold enough to keep thinks from growing, has been like that the past few springs, have had a bout two days of "warm" weather, and thats about it!! Usualy hotter than heck, this time of year, brrr...

Good to hear about your barn, guess you will need it to keep the animals in out of all that rain.. ";^) have a gooder, R.E.L.


Mark Hendershot    Posted 05-17-2002 at 10:56:49       [Reply]  [No Email]
Now that they are going to start on the building some rain starts?? Must be like washing the car then it rains. That's OK I will never complain about rain, I told them to be sure and bring you rain coat just in case! The little bit we got has settled the dust on the fresh dirt so that is a good point. Sure was nice to see clean green again! Mark H.


Jim (Mi)    Posted 05-17-2002 at 06:38:24       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I am still waiting for two days without rain so I can cut mine. Haven't got to my back yard all season.


Greg VT    Posted 05-17-2002 at 08:36:16       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I hear that. Been able to mow around the house once but haven't been able to get down by the garden yet. I ain't complaining though...we need the rain.


Mark Hendershot    Posted 05-17-2002 at 06:41:34       [Reply]  [No Email]
I have seen all that rain in the News I wish we could get about 12 inches or so (not all at once) this year! We only get about 3-4 a year so every little bit helps! Mark H.


Jim (Mi)    Posted 05-17-2002 at 10:05:35       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I took me 4 hours to do my front yard the other day. I had to get it cut to look semiwhat respectible. I would make a few passes, then have to jack up the lawnmower, and scrap the grass out with a putty knife it was so wet.


bob    Posted 05-17-2002 at 07:30:20       [Reply]  [No Email]
Mark we fianally got back to normal and the last one was a 2in slow rain so maybe you will get evened out again. Cuss it when you get to much andworry when it don,t come. It seems it takes small rain to sort of make seed for morerain.I can remember going thro july and augist with just heavy dews notgood


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