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    5/23 weather thread?

    I see some tornado hunters are working their way toward eastern nebraska/western IA. Is there any chance any of that rain gets anywhere close to central IA?


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    Re: 5/23 weather thread?

    Quote Originally Posted by wartknight View Post
    I see some tornado hunters are working their way toward eastern nebraska/western IA. Is there any chance any of that rain gets anywhere close to central IA?
    Very minimal chance.



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    Re: 5/23 weather thread?

    Rain? What's that?



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    Re: 5/23 weather thread?

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    Rain? What's that?
    Welcome to the new Ariziowa.



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    Re: 5/23 weather thread?

    Quote Originally Posted by clonedude View Post
    Rain? What's that?
    Exactly. I like my lawn but not enough to water it yet in May


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    Re:5/23 weather thread?

    Our lawn care guy left a note recommending that we water. I'd rather have the rain.



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    Re: 5/23 weather thread?

    weeds aren't even growing right now


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    Re: 5/23 weather thread?

    Crops will be gone in a week or so with no rain and if the wind continues to blow like today.



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    Re: 5/23 weather thread?

    Crops will be gone in a week or so with no rain and if the wind continues to blow like today.



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    Quote Originally Posted by UNIGuy4Cy View Post
    Crops will be gone in a week or so with no rain and if the wind continues to blow like today.
    That will not be good.



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    Re: 5/23 weather thread?

    Quote Originally Posted by UNIGuy4Cy View Post
    Crops will be gone in a week or so with no rain and if the wind continues to blow like today.
    Umm... no. Young crop does not need much growing water. Beans that are not emerged - on the other hand could see some emergence problems.

    Not saying we couldn't use a drink though.



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    Re: 5/23 weather thread?

    I should have implied in areas but I help my uncles in the field and todays wind along with root growth due to the lack of rain can damage corn.



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    Re: 5/23 weather thread?

    Hasn't rained down here in 2 weeks, yard is already starting to stress.


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    Re: 5/23 weather thread?

    Quote Originally Posted by cycfan1 View Post
    Umm... no. Young crop does not need much growing water. Beans that are not emerged - on the other hand could see some emergence problems.

    Not saying we couldn't use a drink though.

    There must be some moisture, the beans are emerging and growing well. Some planted a week ago are out of the ground so that is a good sign. Hay mowed a week ago is coming back well also, so its not time to panic yet. But yes we do need rain.


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