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    Drought

    This paints a sobering picture as to how bad the drought really is.

    The heart of the country would need 6-15+ inches to end it today.

    We're in this for the long haul. Gonna take a long time to climb out of this one.
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    Re: Drought

    Interesting but we careful for what you wish for.



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    Re: Drought

    I have not had a rain of .1" or more in the month of July.
    This spring when the frost went out, we were dry, no subsoil moisture at all.
    We need rain real bad. Fed Crop will help pay bills this winter.
    Even some people want to change it, small farmers can't borrow money without it.
    If you have lots of money maybe you don't need it. I need it.



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    Re: Drought



    a/s/l?

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    Re: Drought

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCYWX View Post
    This paints a sobering picture as to how bad the drought really is.The heart of the country would need 6-15 inches to end it today.We're in this for the long haul. Gonna take a long time to climb out of this one.
    Or another 2008 or 2010?? That wasn't too long ago.



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    Re: Drought

    Leaving for vacation for a couple weeks this weekend. Unfortunately, the pops and I will probably be driving back at least every other day to check on the "irritation systems" (irrigation). The drought is rough, but this unrelenting heavy heat is what's really been getting to me.



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    Re:Drought

    The seasons, they change. Winds going to blow. Always did.



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    Re: Drought

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    The seasons, they change. Winds going to blow. Always did.
    Yes, they do. And this sort of thing does happen. See 1988. But don't underestimate the seriousness of this drought.

    Quote Originally Posted by bellzisu View Post
    Or another 2008 or 2010?? That wasn't too long ago.
    I guess I'm missing the point here. Not much of an issue locally in either of these years.

    2008?
    http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/thumbnails/2008.gif

    2010?
    http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/thumbnails/2010.gif


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    Re: Drought

    pretty sure he means the floods



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    Re: Drought

    We were flooded in 2008 and 2010. That amount of train we are deficient currently wasn't an issue a few years back. We could easily have a record flood next year making up for it.



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    Re: Drought

    Praise the Lord for misery! - Ma Joad


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    Re: Drought

    I mean rain and not train. Why isn't this app fixed yet...... Or is it an operating system issue for Droids?



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    Re: Drought

    Quote Originally Posted by bellzisu View Post
    We were flooded in 2008 and 2010. That amount of train we are deficient currently wasn't an issue a few years back. We could easily have a record flood next year making up for it.
    But, see, having a flood doesn't negate all that has happened and will happen because of this drought. It's not as simple as getting a certain number of incxhes of rain now.



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    Re: Drought

    Quote Originally Posted by bellzisu View Post
    We were flooded in 2008 and 2010. That amount of train we are deficient currently wasn't an issue a few years back. We could easily have a record flood next year making up for it.
    Thought you were talking about drought those years... Knew that wasn't the case! My bad.

    Lets hope it doesn't come to that!


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    Re:Drought

    I was actually quoting a Johnny Cash song



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