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How down is your city/state in Rainfall!?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by green-pa, Jul 31, 2007.

  1. green-pa

    green-pa LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 737

    I know we are several inches down here in IN, but does anyone have an exact figure for this month and last? It's terrible! This week looks to be one of the worst with 90+ temps for 10 days straight and little to no rain
    ( according to the weather channel)!

    I've heard other states are very low on rain too. Please let me know who else is feeling this drought!
  2. CuttersEdgeks

    CuttersEdgeks LawnSite Member
    Messages: 36

    we are already over our yearly total here. nothing but rain april may june. and a very dry winter. all came at once. two floods in two weeks.
  3. MeadowsLawnCare

    MeadowsLawnCare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 192

    we started out awsome in march april may. Too much rain, drowned out a lot of the farmers fields even. Then all the sudden bam no rain since the beginning of june till the middle of july, now weve had a couple which is good.
  4. rudeboy

    rudeboy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 48

    Rains to much here in Texas
  5. All_Toro_4ME

    All_Toro_4ME LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,578

    We've had more then our limit of rain in Oklahoma. More rain expected this week, including flooding.
  6. PlatinumLandCon

    PlatinumLandCon LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,315

    Almost no rain up here in Toronto. Outdoor water use bans in some areas= screwed for mowing. 90*+ days are normal up here in Canada
  7. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 15,777

    Minus 8" here in GA, but catching up.
  8. Americal Vet

    Americal Vet LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 250

    I'll just put it this way...!

    I'm sure if I went fishing and caught a catfish or two they would probably be covered with tick's....

    Now that is dry:laugh:
  9. twj721

    twj721 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 619

    it rained Monday afternoon hard and heavy not long but long enough and this morning started before 8:00 AM and has been raining since really hard at times . On Monday's rain I poured about 1/2 in out of rain gauge have not go outside today so do not how much we have got today thus far .
  10. green-pa

    green-pa LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 737

    It's like the places that normally are dry are getting floaded and the places that are normally well, normal, are very dry. It's hot as hell here in Indy today and is supposed to be about the same for the next 10 days or more. I'm afraid of what will happen to the grass in 90+ tempts for that long without much precip!

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