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You talk about going from one extreme to the next!! Last year at this time it was constantly in the 90's, and didn't rain for the months of July an August.

Now it barely gets out of the 70's and has been raining for weeks.I was going to try and cut today but its raining. I have several new customers that I havent cut yet that need it bad. Guess I'm goin to break out the umbrellas tomarrow and go mud bogging;)
 

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Was watching the weather channel this morning;East Coast looks like we're gonna get nailed again this week.Only people thrilled around here are the rafting people.Whitewater rushing everywhere down here.
 

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Same down here. Last 2 days were dry and I started worrying about a drought! Still slippin' and sliding in the lower spots where the water piles up but hey.....it'll grow back.

Record rainfall in the southeast.........I guess GOD was making up for the lack of rain the past 4-5 years.

I haven't mowed a dusty lawn since last winter.:D
 

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i drove home in 6" of water on a back road last night, it was un-real. Freakin' rain is killing me. Our pool overflowed 2 days ago, and we must have gotten 2"+ last night too.

I just wish we could break this stupid weather pattern.
 

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Originally posted by bastalker
Now it barely gets out of the 70's and has been raining for weeks.I was going to try and cut today but its raining. I have several new customers that I havent cut yet that need it bad. Guess I'm goin to break out the umbrellas tomarrow and go mud bogging;)
Chicken:D .... I went out and cut 9 lawns today, Sunday. It just sprinkled a time or two, but you gotta get out anytime the clouds break. I saw 6 other LCO's out, too....... Brutal out there, but I gotta just keeping cutting as long as the rain stops....

I cut these two lawns on "thursday" and again today (Sunday), and they were "long"............Ugh!!!!!!!!!!
 

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Ok, since Thursday afternoon we have had 8" of rain. Chance tomorrow 60% morning and afternoo severe thunderstorms. Sure lost alot of pruning time. So I guess the mowing time will be slow tomorrow.
 

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Rained here in western NY again also but i just had to get the old 21" out. First i made a cool stripe kit for it. Used a piece of rubber fire hose. Works like a charm. Just hated to have to push that thing instead of useing the Z. Oh well Better than not making any money.
 

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41.39" so far this year. We are more than 14" over normal. I think I am still wet from Sat. My helper and I mowed in the pouring rain to finish up a huge property that we started on but had to leave on Thurs. because of huge downpours. It looked like crap when we left but I really don't care anymore.:(
 

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Didn't you East Coasters have water restrictions and drought about a year of two ago?

Up here we have received the perfect weather for mowing. It rains late in the evening or on Sunday. On top of that the day time temps are upper 70's to low 80's with night time temps in the 50's.

It is growing like spring again. And I thought I was gonna miss some lawns next week. I'm changing blades like crazy.
 

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Originally posted by MOW ED
Didn't you East Coasters have water restrictions and drought about a year of two ago?
Yup, and this year there's so much rain that the water table where I am has risen & a lot of normally high and dry areas are sprouting aquatic vegetation and turning into swamp!
 

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Nutsedge and mushrooms are the rule here.
The next town north of here had the reservoir blow saturday night, sweeping away roads and cows. No people as far as I know thank God! 2 more days they say now.
 

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Philadelphia is going to break a 103 year old record if we get rain tomorrow. That will make 16 days straight with measurable precipitation. We will most likely add a few days to it as they are calling for rain til Thursday.

Not really complaining here as the extra $$$ is nice, but I sure miss my fishing rod which usually gets a good workout deep sea fishing in August. The cobwebs are so thick on it now I can't even see the line.
 

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Originally posted by Scraper
Philadelphia is going to break a 103 year old record if we get rain tomorrow. That will make 16 days straight with measurable precipitation. We will most likely add a few days to it as they are calling for rain til Thursday.

Not really complaining here as the extra $$$ is nice, but I sure miss my fishing rod which usually gets a good workout deep sea fishing in August. The cobwebs are so thick on it now I can't even see the line.
I don't know where you go to fish, but if it's NC you are not missing much. This is the worst year of fishing (inshore) that anyone can remember. It's absolutely ridiculous. It is flat out terrible. Never seen anything like it.
 

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Originally posted by MOW ED
Didn't you East Coasters have water restrictions and drought about a year of two ago?

Up here we have received the perfect weather for mowing. It rains late in the evening or on Sunday. On top of that the day time temps are upper 70's to low 80's with night time temps in the 50's.

It is growing like spring again. And I thought I was gonna miss some lawns next week. I'm changing blades like crazy.
July an August last year I think I cut everyone twice:mad: No summer for us this year I am afraid. Funny the customers that were on a 10 day schedule aren't really happy right now... ;) :D

Cleanin the deck and changin blades everynight too:rolleyes: But I just want to say for the record....I aint complainin one bit!!:D
 

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man we clean deck and change blades at least once per day.
had another 1.5" of rain here at 10:eek:o a.m. just packed up and went back to the shop. Tha's 10 inches since thursday afternoon and everything was flooded. Only behind 25 yards now so hope to get them done tomorrow.
 
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