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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by script, Jun 5, 2001.

  1. script

    script LawnSite Member
    Messages: 115

    I know it's never a good thing to hope for bad weather, but I've had one good day of rain in over a month, so I'll take it anyway I can get it. Skies are dark and rumbling and it's a light rain outside right now. I just heard that theres a tropical storm in the gulf that should come this way and dump some much needed rain for the next few days. Hope you guys are out of the drought where you are.
  2. Island Lawn

    Island Lawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 632

    A few hrs ago, I saw a report about the possibility of that becoming the first named storm (Allison?). You'll get her first! I hope she dosent turn into anything more than we need!

    Currently, it's been thundering like mad for the better part of 5 hours. The humidity is so thick, it almost counts as precipetation. But nothing really wet, yet.
  3. Toroguy

    Toroguy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,075


    I hoped for rain and I wish I hadnt!

    I could use a drought right now. I havnt been caught up in weeks. The rain wont stop and Im done mowing clumps of grass and getting soaked. I think if our rain stopped it would take a month before we would need additional rainfall.

    A tropical storm should give you plenty of rain. Hope it helps you out.
  4. dhicks

    dhicks Member
    Messages: 770

    Between April 18th & May 18 we could not buy rain and now we can't give it away. If I ever get up todate on my accounts I'll consider myself lucky. Script: I hope you get some of this stuff.
  5. Groundcover Solutions

    Groundcover Solutions LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,254

    i hate rain with a passion
    10 Day Forecast

    Canton, MI (48187)
    Tuesday, June 5, at 3:28 PM Eastern Daylight Time
    Hi (°F) Lo (°F)

    Jun 5 Showers 54 °F

    Jun 6 Showers 63 °F 54 °F
    UV Index: 3 Low

    Jun 7 Showers 69 °F 54 °F
    UV Index: 6 Moderate

    Jun 8 Isolated T-Storms 73 °F 54 °F
    UV Index: 9 High

    Jun 9 Isolated T-Storms 74 °F 54 °F
    UV Index: 7 High

    Jun 10 Isolated T-Storms 74 °F 55 °F
    UV Index: 8 High

    Jun 11 Isolated T-Storms 74 °F 56 °F
    UV Index: 8 High

    Jun 12 Isolated T-Storms 75 °F 61 °F
    UV Index: 8 High

    Jun 13 Isolated T-Storms 76 °F 60 °F
    UV Index: 7 High

    Jun 14 Isolated T-Storms 75 °F 58 °F
    UV Index: 7 High
  6. Groundcover Solutions

    Groundcover Solutions LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,254

    monday - rain
    tues - rain
    clear from 12 am to 5 am then rain
  7. CSRA Landscaping

    CSRA Landscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,232

    Thank God for the rain. You'll get more business. I know I was very happy once the wet stuff started falling from the sky again.:D
  8. TJLC

    TJLC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,308

    We finally got a nice little shower! A welcome site!
  9. Mike (MLC)

    Mike (MLC) LawnSite Member
    Messages: 183

    Well we wanted rain and now we've got it!! Allison is moving over us. We are under a flood warning right now, but I can tell you that it is already flooding. It has gotten worse over the past hour. I don't know how long it will end up taking to dry up. If it keeps up my trailer and truck may float off!! I guess we are making up for not having any rain last summer. When it rains it pours!!:eek:
  10. MOW ED

    MOW ED LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,028

    Its rained so much here I am starting to build an arc. The clumpy grass looks terrible, not my customers. It is taking its toll on the wannabe's too- I saw an ad in our Sunday paper for a Lawn bus for sale. He he, he is the guy that was tryin to make it under the table, it ain't happenin.

    Rain is pennies from heaven, without it all we would need is a broom.

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