Everybody in NC wanted rain and now we have it pics page 3

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Steve_of_sandspoultry, Sep 29, 2010.

  1. To much of it now. We went for at least 3 weeks of zero rain here in Eastern, NC. Monday we got 6 1/2 inches by our rain gauge, yesterday about 1/2 an inch. Then tropical "something" is headed this way and they are calling for anywhere from 3 to 7 inches today. yahooooooo!

    trying to stay dry
    Steve
     
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  2. ShallotteNC

    ShallotteNC In the Brooder

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    I hope it washes out the stinky from Lake Waccamaw. [​IMG] It was smelling like a pig pen!
     
  3. thaiturkey

    thaiturkey Songster

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    You expect sympathy from me? [​IMG]
     
  4. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Crowing

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    If it becomes a strong tropical storm, you'd better make sure your generator is gassed up, because the trees won't stand in the saturated ground.

    We got 7" Monday, and it's been raining since about 1AM today
    The "storm" won't be here until tonight and tomorrow
     
  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    We got it earlier this morning, almost 5 inches in my rain gauge and I live close to the coast. Yall up in NC should be getting it now. There's plenty more on the way too, later today.
     
  6. Quote:I've been pumping the run off your way. [​IMG] This time of year I keep the generator ready to go.

    Steve
     
  7. Quote:Don't make me dig a hole in the ground and have it all run your way as well Thai

    Steve
     
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  8. kla37

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    We went over a month with no rain here in Orange County, and I'm not going to complain about it now! SO glad it's here. [​IMG]
     
  9. Adora

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    It's really wet here, the silkies are not liking it one bit.
     
  10. Bear Foot Farm

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    We went over a month with no rain here in Orange County

    It was the same here, but all this rain now will mean many farmers will lose their entire peanut crops, which should have been harvested this week, but now they can't get the equipment in the fields.

    The peanuts can only stay in the saturated ground a few days before they start to rot or sprout

    It's also stopped the Cotton harvest, and could cause huge losses there too

    The only crop it's helping is Soybeans​
     
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