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Who els is in the drought zone?

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by fairwayCuts, Jun 29, 2005.

  1. fairwayCuts

    fairwayCuts LawnSite Member
    Messages: 161

    Found this link the other day, US Drought Monitor . I'm in toledo, oh and we could sure use the rain. Looks as if this map is a little old, I'll be interested to see the updated version. For the past week it's been 90+ and no rain at all! I think for June we only had .3" of rain. :cry: Today we had a couple scattered light showers, but not even close to what we need. If we don't get a couple of inches real soon thing for July are going to look real bad. :realmad:
     
  2. ChadA

    ChadA LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 521

    I wish I could send some your way. It's rained 4 days in a row five more days to come.
     
  3. gavinslawncare

    gavinslawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 293

    I feel your pain .06 of a rain in a month and a half have not mowed in 3.5 weeks and the temp is 95.
     
  4. Grass Busters Inc.

    Grass Busters Inc. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 75

    I am In D-2 severe Drought!!

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  5. twins_lawn_care

    twins_lawn_care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 932

    D1 here, but it sure feels worse! mowing some customers every 2 weeks, although it's just stragglers groing if they don't water. one lawn I only mowed 1 time in June!!!!
     
  6. Lux Lawn

    Lux Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,267

    Very dry here as well,we did get some rain last night but not enough.It came down so fast it probably didn't even help much.
     
  7. all ferris

    all ferris LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,308

    drier than a popcorn fart here. Not to mention it's 100+ out today. Whats next - an early frost? It's going to drive me to drink... more.
     
  8. JustUsDe

    JustUsDe LawnSite Member
    from De
    Messages: 36

    We arent in a drought area but have had very littly rain. :) I love it!!! Very little cutting and still getting paid!!! Plus it is giving us a chance to catch up on some excavation work. We are also taking on more landscaping jobs with the added help with the cutting crew not having much work.



    Sheri
     
  9. bntt68

    bntt68 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 329

    We have not registered 1 inch of rain since April 21. 10" behind for the year.
     

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