Yay, looks like we're going to get LOTS of rain!

ogrose_txApril 1, 2013

It is supposed to start raining early Tuesday morning and last a few days, that will be wonderful. After today's temp of about 80, the temp will dip again into the 50's, but that's okay as long as it doesn't freeze again.

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wally_1936(8b)

It is always good to see other parts of the state is getting rain. And thanks for allowing some to come down our way :) My flowers and tomatoes are starting to bloom.

    Bookmark   April 2, 2013 at 9:33AM
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lou_midlothian_tx(z8 DFW, Tx)
    Bookmark   April 2, 2013 at 11:47AM
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seamommy(7bTX)

Getting intermittent sprinkles this morning in Springtown. Slow is good, gives it time to soak in.

    Bookmark   April 2, 2013 at 12:35PM
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carrie751(z7/8 TX)

Then we need some with a lot of "run-off" to fill the lakes.

    Bookmark   April 2, 2013 at 12:58PM
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wantonamara Z8 CenTex

3" and counting. Our rain tanks are full!!! And I see another line forming out in the west. Yipee.

    Bookmark   April 2, 2013 at 7:14PM
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phoenix7801

Here in eastern Medina county I'm guessing we're getting .5 to. 75 inches at the moment. Bring on the rain lilies.

    Bookmark   April 3, 2013 at 12:18AM
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cynthianovak

It's missing us in Arlington....darn! Not even 1/10th today. Hoping for better news tomorrow
c

    Bookmark   April 3, 2013 at 12:37AM
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carrie751(z7/8 TX)

Today is the day, Cynthia...............too cold to do the rain dance, so will have to rely on the 90% prediction.

    Bookmark   April 3, 2013 at 7:25AM
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lou_midlothian_tx(z8 DFW, Tx)

Wow. Got very heavy downpour rain. Barely could see anything in front on the way home after picking up my kid.

    Bookmark   April 3, 2013 at 8:10AM
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wantonamara Z8 CenTex

Lou, did you see the blurb on TV with video of the Hamilton Pool rescue. Maybe this will pull it up. Very dramatic

Here is a link that might be useful: Hamilton Pool rescue

    Bookmark   April 3, 2013 at 12:40PM
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honeybunny2(Z9TX)

April Showers arrived in San Antonio around 1am this morning. It rained for several hours. Now it has started to rain again. Thank goodness we had put compose on our yard last week. I hope it will be clear this weekend, so we have a beautiful day for the plant swap. Barbra

    Bookmark   April 3, 2013 at 12:59PM
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wantonamara Z8 CenTex

So far, my gage is at 3 7/8ths" and we are about to get hit again for the 4th time. small but these seem to pack 41 knot winds. We will see.

    Bookmark   April 3, 2013 at 1:07PM
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lou_midlothian_tx(z8 DFW, Tx)

Whoa. That's crazy. A neighbor posted a picture of retention pond being overflowed behind the backyard on facebook and he said it was the first time it has happened. I think he lived here since 2006.

Looks like things will really grow over the next couple weeks!

    Bookmark   April 3, 2013 at 1:21PM
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texanjana(8)

We got almost 4 inches, but the hail beat my vegetable garden badly. I think it will all be fine, though. Lots of oak pollen and leaves to clean up this weekend when it dries out.

    Bookmark   April 3, 2013 at 7:47PM
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linda_tx8(8)

Most of it went somewhere else, so less than 9/10", but at least we got something. Don't forget, La Nina is still here.

    Bookmark   April 3, 2013 at 11:29PM
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ilovemyroses(8 Dallas TX)

inch and a half in central dallas. more to come next week. AND my seeds have germinated and putting on some tiny leaves!! yippee!!! (wish i'd a put out more!!)

could we possible score a milder summer???

    Bookmark   April 5, 2013 at 11:04AM
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