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Re: Re: Re: weather rant now: flooding


Well I remember that blasted Agnes flood in '72 (Wyoming Valley) and I
won't even live near a creek anymore. I only get torrents when the
street floods, it's minor and gone fairly fast once the storm quits. And
the house is on pier and beam so no trouble there. I'll bet a massive
melt like that is a mess. UGH. But I can't wait for Spring

regardless!  SICK of cold weather now.

:-P"

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Thu,  6 Mar 2003 06:09:09 -0500 (EST)

>Pam: It's not that we don't get flooding here, you understand...we can
>have terrible seasons of flooding (and there is nothing quite like
>watching the Mississippi River flood it's banks and end up four or five
>blocks away from the levee!) It's just that with the little snow we've
>had this year, combined with the intermittent warming spells, the snow
>has melted gradually and is gone before the next snowfall comes. We got
>6 inches on Tue/Wed., and probably 1/3 of that was gone by Wednesday
>night and the temps here never even cracked 30, but the sun was shining
>so brightly it just melted right away. The years we have to watch for
>flooding are the years where it snows a ton and stays very cold all
>winter so that when spring comes, there is four or more feet of snow all
>melting at once...it is not a pretty sight.
>
>
>
>Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
>
>"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."    
>--Albert Einstein
>
> --- On Wed 03/05, Pamela J. Evans < gardenqueen@gbronline.com > wrote:
>From: Pamela J. Evans [mailto: gardenqueen@gbronline.com]
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Date: Wed,  5 Mar 2003 12:38:08 -0600
>Subject: Re: Re: Re: [CHAT] weather rant  was: just checking
>
>We have flash floods from the "toad floaters" we get, plus there are no
>sewers in the streets for storm drainage. Makes for an interesting
>landscaping challange to say the least. That's why I surround all my
>flower beds, shrubs and so forth w/ bricks. Keeps them from washing away
>during storms. Glad you don't get those up there.
>
>
>Pam
>
>---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net>
>Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Date:  Wed, 5 Mar 2003 12:10:16 -0600
>
>>I rather doubt I will ever have a flash flood problems, but north or
>>south of me may. This year we do not have enough snow to do that. What
>>we got last night will be gone by Sat with the predicted highs. Kinda
>>like a snow, melt game mother nature is playing this year.
>>
>>
>>Donna
>>
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: Pamela J. Evans
>>Sent: 3/5/2003 11:33:27 AM
>>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>Subject: Re: Re: [CHAT] weather rant  was: just checking
>>
>>> Glad you are getting moisture, but if you get too much snow melt all at
>>> one time - can't you have a flash flooding problem?? I pray that doesn't
>>> happen!!
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Pam
>>> 
>>> ---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>>> From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net>
>>> Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
>>> Date:  Wed, 5 Mar 2003 07:57:22 -0600
>>> 
>>> >Well for what it is worth- the wind shifted here late last night... so
>>> >someone else got the brunt of the storm. Hard to say how much snow we
>>> >got, drifting is the problem this am. The plow truck in my driveway is
>>> >buried to the roof, so took the suv from the garage instead. Sending
>>> >some employees over there to dig it out or something. Gotta love
>>> >it.....:(
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >Donna
>>> >nice summary of the lousy weather pattern.... but we do need the moisture here bad!
>>> >
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>>> 
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>>> Pam Evans
>>> Kemp TX/zone 8A
>>> 
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