Have you heard the forecast for this week

helenh(z6 SW MO)September 26, 2012

My TV weatherman says lots of rain. I missed rain last week so my soil needs it. It is all going north of me tonight but there are more chances coming. I hope it comes true.

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We are supposed to get rain almost all week but have better chances, 70%, today and tonight. It rained some this morning but has stopped now. I got up at 3:35 AM to unplug the computer. Don't know if it was measurable or not.

We could use rain again too. I pulled a few weeds while picking beans and noticed about 4 inches down it was getting dry again.

    Bookmark   September 26, 2012 at 7:21AM
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sunnyside1(z6/SW Mo.)

I don't even mind mowing again, if it rains. Imagine that! We got a "trace" in south Joplin last night. Could do without the heavy wind, but lots more rain would be welcome. I watered flower beds yesterday for the first time in a long time. Had 3.3 inches in the rain gauge here the last time we had a big rain.
Am enjoying the cool evenings and sunny, cool/er days.

    Bookmark   September 26, 2012 at 9:09AM
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We got thunder and almost a half inch of rain. My dog was freaking out so I got up and checked the radar. The thunderstorm that went over my house was small so I feel lucky that it didn't miss me.
We were just starting to need rain. I planted a few things late yesterday evening and I was thinking that I would water them this morning but now I don't have to.

    Bookmark   September 26, 2012 at 9:36AM
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helenh(z6 SW MO)

I had about .3 inch total before the sprinkle today. TV 12 said I would get 2 plus inches. I didn't believe them last summer when they forecast rain, but this time I fell for it.

    Bookmark   September 28, 2012 at 11:28PM
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Helen,I don't pay attention to them anymore. Some of our heaviest rains have been when they told us they would be light or not at all.

We did get another 1/2 inch yesterday morning very early. I noticed for the first time in a very long time that it was way too wet to do any heavy mowing on the fields or even lawn mowing over the mole runs.

I thought sure there would be heavy rains down your way.

    Bookmark   September 29, 2012 at 5:57AM
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