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    Might need those levees in Ames...

    that or an ark. Coming down in buckets this morning and more rain predicted for the next 3 days.


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    Re: Might need those levees in Ames...

    River levels are all normal right now and we are expecting around an inch of rain this week. Something is telling me you're over-exaggerating!



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    Re: Might need those levees in Ames...

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    River levels are all normal right now and we are expecting around an inch of rain this week. Something is telling me you're over-exaggerating!
    You catch on quick chuck...there's no denying it.


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    Re: Might need those levees in Ames...

    Quote Originally Posted by josh777 View Post
    You catch on quick chuck...there's no denying it.
    They just up rain totals and Story County has a Flash Flood Warning. I'm eating crow...



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    Re: Might need those levees in Ames...

    And of course they place the career fair in tents at a spot that was underwater a few weeks ago. I'm sure that won't be a problem at all for flash flooding.



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    Re: Might need those levees in Ames...

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    And of course they place the career fair in tents at a spot that was underwater a few weeks ago. I'm sure that won't be a problem at all for flash flooding.
    Pigs Fly. Do Tents Float?


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    Re: Might need those levees in Ames...

    My weather radio just went off. Flash flood warnings all along this storm. Rain totals 2-3 inches in past hour with additional 1-2 expected.



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    Re: Might need those levees in Ames...

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    They just up rain totals and Story County has a Flash Flood Warning. I'm eating crow...
    Regardless, I was just messin with ya.


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    Re: Might need those levees in Ames...

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    They just up rain totals and Story County has a Flash Flood Warning. I'm eating crow...

    Not again



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    Re: Might need those levees in Ames...

    So what's this going to do to parking this wknd? Did they ever seed the grass lots?



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    Re: Might need those levees in Ames...

    NWS radar image from Des Moines, IA

    Looks like the new weather parking lot will be Ames, Iowa.


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    Re: Might need those levees in Ames...

    Looks to me like the heavy rain is staying south of Ames.



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    Re: Might need those levees in Ames...

    Quote Originally Posted by DollaDollaBill View Post
    So what's this going to do to parking this wknd? Did they ever seed the grass lots?
    Seeded or not, the affected areas weren't scheduled to be re-open at all for this football season.


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    Re: Might need those levees in Ames...

    Just came around JT from south and east -- grass lots north side of s 4th have some standing water; softball fields east of University Blvd have standing water in spots at the infield-outfield borders; and the deep ditches between the paved parking lots are at least half full of water. Oh, and it's raining again.



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    Re: Might need those levees in Ames...

    How do G4 and G5 look?



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