It's RAINING in Concord NC!!!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by arlee453, Aug 21, 2007.

  1. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    I was out earlier in the 102 deg temp and wishing for something to cool us off. Surely prayers are answered because not 2 hours later we actually had a storm blow through and it cooled things off to about 80.

    For a moment I was really freaked out because there was this wet stuff falling from the sky, then I finally dug back in to prehistory memory and though, 'gee that must be rain...!' That's the first rain we've had here in over a month.

    Of course, I WAS going to go out and finish wiring under the coop for the girls when they are ready to go out in a couple weeks, but I suppose we need the rain worse for the moment - the wire can wait!

  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Woohoo! Congrats on getting rain! We had a terribly loud storm come through here through the morning. LOTS of lightening...and yes...blessed rain. Unfortunately, the temps went right back into the 90's and can need GILLS to breath out there! UGH!
  3. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    We're getting that storm in Youngsville, NC now. It isn't quite here yet but the wind is blowing really hard to were the tree tops are near bout touching the ground. This is exciting!!! We really need a LOT of rain. I hope it cools us down some. We need a good down pour round here. A good 5 feet of rain would work! [​IMG]
  4. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Songster

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    Were fixing to get one in Sanford, whoooopeeeeee
  5. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

    Apr 16, 2007
    Evening Shade, AR
    Rain???? what is that???? [​IMG]

    We're -13.30" here for the year in TN. Glad you all finally got some!

  6. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    IT"S COMING!!!!! It's black as night out right now. The chickens are running for cover. Just a lil bit of rain right now but thunder coming from the west. I'm sooooo happy. I just looked on and they said we need 15 inches here in NC to get us out of this drought. As I'm typing the thunder is getting louder. 97 counties under advisories, watches or warnings! Mostly for heat but thank you Lord in Heaven we're goin to get some rain!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [​IMG]
  7. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    OH HUSH!!! We got maybe 10 drops and we are just on the otherside of the river!! Wind blew, thundered, lightening, drop drop, drop, DONE. Even the chickens didn't run and hide this time.
  8. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    Your chickens have forgotten what rain is too!

    We didn't get a whole lot of rain, but it did downpour pretty good for about 30 min and it was enough to get the ground wet.

    More than anything, it lifted my spirits a bit as I'm stuck in the dog days of summer doldrums!
  9. rosyposyosy

    rosyposyosy Songster

    Jul 11, 2007
    LOL. here in oregon you dont see any of us shouting for joy with rain!
  10. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    I'm hoping for a bunch of rain but I dought that'll happen. The last time it rained here was last Friday morning for about 10 minutes. Good rain too. After that the sun came out, the ground soaked it in as fast as it fell and the humidity got up to like 500%!!!

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