Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 44
  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 23,327, Level: 46
    Level completed: 78%, Points required for next Level: 223
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    May 2006
    Posts
    1,199
    Points
    23,327
    Level
    46
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 0

    Ever going to rain again?

    In Ankeny. Thought for sure we'd get some rain out of this system. Nothing. Lawn is already starting to look like it's mid-July. Crazy weather!



  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 66,128, Level: 79
    Level completed: 80%, Points required for next Level: 322
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    erikbj's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    hiawatha, ia
    Posts
    5,182
    Points
    66,128
    Level
    79
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 158
    Given: 44

    Re:Ever going to rain again?

    Hasn't rained in cr in 2 weeks, 7 day forecast has zero rain too.



  3. #3
    Rookie
    Points: 10,971, Level: 31
    Level completed: 61%, Points required for next Level: 279
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    cyfan50438's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Garner, IA
    Posts
    578
    Points
    10,971
    Level
    31
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4
    Given: 6

    Re: Ever going to rain again?

    Yes.



  4. #4
    Starter
    Points: 18,566, Level: 41
    Level completed: 58%, Points required for next Level: 384
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    682
    Points
    18,566
    Level
    41
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Ever going to rain again?

    Quote Originally Posted by cytheguy View Post
    In Ankeny. Thought for sure we'd get some rain out of this system. Nothing. Lawn is already starting to look like it's mid-July. Crazy weather!
    No kidding. My yard is all crispy and brown, everyone in the hood is watering this weekend. Forecast for Ames doesn't look promising either.


    There was one?

  5. #5
    Starter
    Points: 39,766, Level: 61
    Level completed: 56%, Points required for next Level: 584
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Trice's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Ankeny, Iowa
    Posts
    918
    Points
    39,766
    Level
    61
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 13
    Given: 1

    Re: Ever going to rain again?

    Quote Originally Posted by cytheguy View Post
    In Ankeny. Thought for sure we'd get some rain out of this system. Nothing. Lawn is already starting to look like it's mid-July. Crazy weather!
    This feels exactly like last July and August. Two severe storms yesterday and both slide northeast of central Iowa.

    What really drives me crazy is that after predicting a warm, dry week, the forecasters actually changed their forecast Wednesday(?) morning predicting storms for that day. And of course none came.



  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 158,580, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUKyro's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Houston, TX
    Posts
    9,620
    Points
    158,580
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 73
    Given: 195

    Re: Ever going to rain again?

    Just wash and wax the car - works every time for producing rain



  7. #7
    All-Star
    Points: 40,230, Level: 61
    Level completed: 91%, Points required for next Level: 120
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Bewilderme's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Minneapolis
    Posts
    1,536
    Points
    40,230
    Level
    61
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 113
    Given: 84

    Re: Ever going to rain again?

    We have had a dump-fest in the past week here in Minneapolis. I'll ask the big guy to shift some to our Iowa brethren.


    'Any fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius-and a lot of courage-to move in the opposite direction.'
    -Einstein

  8. #8
    Pro
    Points: 29,223, Level: 52
    Level completed: 53%, Points required for next Level: 527
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered25000 Experience Points
    ISpyCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Harlan, IA/Lincoln, NE
    Posts
    2,198
    Points
    29,223
    Level
    52
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 55
    Given: 22

    Re: Ever going to rain again?

    My lawn looks nice and green. Thank you, sprinkler system.

    By the way, last night's severe weather show was pretty cool....except for the three separate hailstorms.




    Cyclones | Vikings | Royals | Red Wings

  9. #9
    All-Star
    Points: 47,537, Level: 67
    Level completed: 42%, Points required for next Level: 813
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Let's Go State's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Far Western Iowa
    Posts
    1,845
    Points
    47,537
    Level
    67
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 1

    Re: Ever going to rain again?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISpyCy View Post
    My lawn looks nice and green. Thank you, sprinkler system.

    By the way, last night's severe weather show was pretty cool....except for the three separate hailstorms.
    You were in Lincoln? I didn't get much in sw Iowa. One show with lightning. But well take the half inch gladly.



  10. #10
    Addict
    Points: 43,218, Level: 64
    Level completed: 21%, Points required for next Level: 1,032
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    scyclonekid's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Posts
    5,064
    Points
    43,218
    Level
    64
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 43
    Given: 3

    Re: Ever going to rain again?

    Need rain in central Iowa, my lawn is still nice and green and I have not watered it at all, but I am tired of watering my garden. Bring us some rain, but not to much.



  11. #11
    All-Star
    Points: 32,658, Level: 55
    Level completed: 65%, Points required for next Level: 392
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Agclone91's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Carroll
    Posts
    1,922
    Points
    32,658
    Level
    55
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 126
    Given: 90

    Re: Ever going to rain again?

    It Tried to rain a little bit around 8 this morning in Ames. Just ended up being a little mist for about 20 minutes though.



  12. #12
    Rookie
    Points: 9,698, Level: 29
    Level completed: 58%, Points required for next Level: 252
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    361
    Points
    9,698
    Level
    29
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 0

    Re: Ever going to rain again?

    corn crops look not so good in eastern iowa; if we don't get rain today it could be a flop. last drought was in 87? one drought every 23 years has been the average? shtf



  13. #13
    Starter
    Points: 16,320, Level: 38
    Level completed: 84%, Points required for next Level: 130
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    747
    Points
    16,320
    Level
    38
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4
    Given: 0

    Re: Ever going to rain again?

    1.4 inches of rain with 70 mph winds last night, came down very very fast, in Fremont.



  14. #14
    Speechless
    Points: 117,937, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    ISUAlum2002's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    15,488
    Points
    117,937
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 38
    Given: 58

    Re: Ever going to rain again?

    It would definitely be nice to get some rain in this area again. I've got a new place and the sod seems to have rooted, but having to water it this much to keep it alive is getting old.



  15. #15
    All-Star
    Points: 47,537, Level: 67
    Level completed: 42%, Points required for next Level: 813
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Let's Go State's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Far Western Iowa
    Posts
    1,845
    Points
    47,537
    Level
    67
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 1

    Re: Ever going to rain again?

    Quote Originally Posted by NebrClone View Post
    1.4 inches of rain with 70 mph winds last night, came down very very fast, in Fremont.
    How big is the corn near Fremont?



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Fox Sports 1
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 11:00 AM