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Re: Pasture/Rain

Post by greybeard » Thu Sep 19, 2019 4:59 am

Coastal areas in bad shape. Winnie hospital has been evacuated.

.THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 715 AM CDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN CHAMBERS AND SOUTHEASTERN LIBERTY COUNTIES...

At 319 AM CDT, emergency management reported flash flooding across
portions of southeastern Liberty County and northeastern Chambers
County. Significant flooding has been reported in Winnie with water
in homes and businesses. The Riceland Hospital has been evacuated.
The I-10 frontage road at Highway 124 and all roads north and east
of FM 1410 and FM 1941 are closed and unsafe to travel.
Life-threatening amounts of rainfall has fallen and additional
rainfall is expected in the warned area.

THIS IS A FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR SOUTHEASTERN LIBERTY AND
NORTHEASTERN CHAMBERS COUNTIES! THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS
SITUATION. SEEK HIGHER GROUND NOW!


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Re: Pasture/Rain

Post by greybeard » Thu Sep 19, 2019 5:26 am

A tornado did hit Baytown Tx yesterday.
https://abc13.com/tornado-damages-cars- ... n/5550708/
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Re: Pasture/Rain

Post by 1982vett » Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:34 am

Raining right on the tip end of the big rain band right now flowing in to y’all. So I was wrong about not going to get anything from it but it looks like it’s already finished.

Next week this map should look a lot different. Wonder why they keep tabs on lack of rain but not on to much rain.


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Re: Pasture/Rain

Post by TexasBred » Thu Sep 19, 2019 4:39 pm

Caustic Burno wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:26 pm
TexasBred wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:12 pm
Keeping my fingers crossed. I haven't had any measurable rain since early July. Gonna put out hay next week IF we don't get any rain out of this .
I hope for y’all.
Watching radar today looks like it has moved farther east than earlier predictions.
Yep. Just watched weather. Still have chances for rain but mostly likely only in the 1/2 to 3/4 inch range. At least the cloudy skies and cooler weather are a break from the heat. Coastal areas are drowning in a years worth of rain in only a few days. Prayers for all
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Re: Pasture/Rain

Post by Caustic Burno » Thu Sep 19, 2019 4:45 pm

TexasBred wrote:
Thu Sep 19, 2019 4:39 pm
Caustic Burno wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:26 pm
TexasBred wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:12 pm
Keeping my fingers crossed. I haven't had any measurable rain since early July. Gonna put out hay next week IF we don't get any rain out of this .
I hope for y’all.
Watching radar today looks like it has moved farther east than earlier predictions.
Yep. Just watched weather. Still have chances for rain but mostly likely only in the 1/2 to 3/4 inch range. At least the cloudy skies and cooler weather are a break from the heat. Coastal areas are drowning in a years worth of rain in only a few days. Prayers for all
Hamshire-Fannett area reported 43” in 48 hours. That country just doesn’t drain well the elevation falls about a foot every mile.

Houston flooding must be worse than I thought, my oldest flight was diverted to Corpus earlier today.

Local media is constant coverage of the Winnie area.

Latest radar showing some thunderstorms on the I-35 corridor.
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Re: Pasture/Rain

Post by 1982vett » Thu Sep 19, 2019 5:39 pm

The radar imagery is quite unusual right now. Normal circulation looks to be getting all twisted up on itself and ripping itself apart with no where to go. The little wind we have had is now out of the ESE. Lots of showers popping up behind. Some heading northward and some southward.
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Re: Pasture/Rain

Post by greybeard » Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:14 pm

How much total rain we had since just after midnight Thursday morning thru this afternoon.

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Looked like this Thursday around 10am:
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Re: Pasture/Rain

Post by Texasmark » Sun Sep 22, 2019 6:30 am

sassafras manor wrote:
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We are so wet in central Illinois that I am feeding hay in sacrifice areas to keep the cows from muddying up the pastures. Our lawn grass is growing faster than I can mow it between showers. My son has only played 2 of his 7 scheduled baseball games because of rain outs.
You folks across the midwest have had a heck of a year. I watch a couple of weather channels on Dish (214-215) when I come in at noon and daily (almost) are severe thunderstorms rolling across the area.

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Re: Pasture/Rain

Post by Texasmark » Sun Sep 22, 2019 6:36 am

greybeard wrote:
Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:14 pm
How much total rain we had since just after midnight Thursday morning thru this afternoon.

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Looked like this Thursday around 10am:
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Re: Pasture/Rain

Post by dt34715 » Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:53 pm

No rain here in 5 1/2 weeks.

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Re: Pasture/Rain

Post by HDRider » Wed Sep 25, 2019 2:35 pm

Got a much needed 2" today
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Re: Pasture/Rain

Post by Stocker Steve » Wed Sep 25, 2019 5:47 pm

We got weekly rain this year, but usually only a half to and inch.
I was expecting a full barrel. :nod:
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Re: Pasture/Rain

Post by farmerjan » Sun Sep 29, 2019 11:38 am

We have been hot for this time of year in this area. 90's most days which is just not normal for this area close to the mountains. Have been a few sporadic showers here and there. I was raking sorghum-sudan on Thursday and it clouded up and looked like it might go and ruin it to where I would have to tedd it all out again. Got about 20 drops and it stayed south and headed east. Got a hard shower 5 miles south. Don't think it was but a few tenths. Got it all baled Friday and it produced more than we thought. 78 rolls off 10-11 acres and nearly 70 off a slightly smaller piece. Sat was hot again but possibility of showers. Turned black skies, winds got up, just barely had time to run out and get laundry off the line & in the house, ran out to put up truck windows and sat there for about 20 min of pouring blowing rain, thunder and all. Got just shy of 1/2 inch. Reports were they got hail bigger than quarters an hour south. About 15 days since previous pop up shower of .6 and 3 weeks since the previous rain. It is not normal for us to go more than 5-7 days between rain so it has been something for the records. That wouldn't be so bad, but the temps in the 90's has really been the hardest as we are just not used to that. No dew much at night either.

I am thankful for the shower we got yesterday, possibility of more the next 2 days, then some sun again. Overall, been a decent year for us making hay except this late hay is dry and crunchy and don't know if we will get much more.

I am hauling water to one place to supplement the spring that is very low.

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