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Rain!!!!

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Rain!!!!

Postby Steve Vokers » Wed Jul 18, 2012 6:43 am

Woo hoo!!!!!
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Re: Rain!!!!

Postby Crockett » Wed Jul 18, 2012 8:05 am

Man, this cloudy streak of day is getting me down. I need to move to Arizona or something.
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Re: Rain!!!!

Postby Detritus » Wed Jul 18, 2012 8:19 am

Crockett wrote:Man, this cloudy streak of day is getting me down. I need to move to Arizona or something.

This is the summer monsoon in Arizona--they've gotten a hell of a lot more rain than we have. It's been cooler, too.
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Re: Rain!!!!

Postby jman111 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 8:30 am

0.7" just off N sherman
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Re: Rain!!!!

Postby Henry Vilas » Wed Jul 18, 2012 8:36 am

Unfortunately it came down so quickly and heavily that a lot of it didn't sink into the ground and ran off instead.
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Re: Rain!!!!

Postby Michael Patrick » Wed Jul 18, 2012 10:08 am

Is it too soon to complain that I might actually have to mow my lawn?
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Re: Rain!!!!

Postby Huckleby » Wed Jul 18, 2012 10:45 am

If the rain comes they run and hide their heads. They might as well be dead. If the rain comes, if the rain comes.
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Re: Rain!!!!

Postby Peanutbutter » Wed Jul 18, 2012 12:19 pm

pjbogart wrote:You do understand that the President doesn't pass laws, right?


Are you saying that Obama made a promise while running for office that he knew he was totally powerless to actually keep once he was in office?
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Re: Rain!!!!

Postby Bwis53 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 2:32 pm

A squirrel and rabbit came over to the water dish after the rain. They had a sip and then rolled around in the wet grass and preened themselves! It was like watching little kids play in the rain.
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Re: Rain!!!!

Postby Henry Vilas » Wed Jul 18, 2012 3:40 pm

Just checked radar. Looks like more is coming tonight.
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Re: Rain!!!!

Postby Madsci » Wed Jul 18, 2012 6:37 pm

Even we are getting some in northern Green County. It's the first measurable rain since May. Maybe our parched newly hayed fields will live on.
Thanks all for dancing.
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Re: Rain!!!!

Postby bdog » Wed Jul 18, 2012 6:45 pm

Cats and dogs right now on the west side.
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Re: Rain!!!!

Postby pjbogart » Wed Jul 18, 2012 6:50 pm

Wow... kind of inspirational. I don't believe I've ever lived a month and a half with no rain and apparently most people are in the same boat. Neighbors up and down the street are standing out in the rain just kind of soaking it in, and not just the kids.
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Re: Rain!!!!

Postby narcoleptish » Wed Jul 18, 2012 7:47 pm

...and my recent belief that I can just leave everything sitting out unprotected comes to an end.

I'm okay with that.
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Re: Rain!!!!

Postby Shorty » Wed Jul 18, 2012 8:39 pm

I'm only happy when it rains.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=esEdC0c3YI4
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