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My garden is under water
Sun Sep 9, 2018 20:20

Its at least a foot deep in the shallowest part, the entire house is surrounded by it but its quite warm to my surprise as I had to go out so Herbert could pee, she wouldnt go out unless I did.

Its been tipping down all day long which is rather a worry because IF the hurricane does come here, all those big trees will be easily uprooted since the soil is saturated.

I'm not too freaked because I noticed this morning that the tide was unusually high so thats probably whats preventing this heavy rain from running off into the bay.

    • As of noon we measured... - Sarge, Sun Sep 9 21:14
      ...four inches in 24hours from this thing, which is the remains of Gordon. By morning I expect it to be six pretty easily. Sump is running in the cellar. Watching Florence pretty carefully, currently ... more
      • And it is... - sarge, Mon Sep 10 07:15
        ...a little over six this morning, so we are stream-flooding quite friskily as the groundis saturated. Lovely.
        • looks like we're evacuating - mike, Tue Sep 11 07:23
          Tammys scared about sitting through a hurricane and I'm not really strong enough to do what might be needed in an emergency so it looks like my daughter is going to come and get us and we'll sit it... more
          • Keep us posted, mate - sarge, Tue Sep 11 08:17
            I know how both she and you feel; I have a problem staying on an even keel anymore during such things, after experiencing one on board ship, and dealing with heavy-lifting emergencies is difficult... more
            • Update on evac - mike, Tue Sep 11 10:58
              Spoke to Heather this morning, decided to leave evacuation until tomorrow as that gives her time to go shopping and do other things perhaps because we're coming to stay. I'm probably going to put my... more
              • Well bless me - mike, Tue Sep 11 17:38
                I hadn't used my battery powered electric drill for at least three years and it was flat as a pancake so I put it on charge not expecting any luck and what do you know but it took the charge and held ... more
                • I watch NOAA... - sarge, Tue Sep 11 17:47
                  ...rather than the fear-mongering trollops in sheaths on the Weather Channel, since NOAA is where WC and everyone else gets the nugget of info they then blow all into a great faff and fear exercise... more
                  • Re: I watch NOAA... - roger, Wed Sep 12 07:40
                    I agree about NOAA.I have it on my computer and it has been much more accurate than others. One of the local TV stations in Savannah seems to use NOAA also.
                  • Thanks very useful - mike, Tue Sep 11 20:26
                    All day long I've been telling her that the media always exaggerate and cannot be trusted because they think 'the story' matters more than the truth. I even found the latest maps and pointed out that ... more
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