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    How will the flood..

    effect tailgating and parking? As of now i guess they probably dont know much of whats going on, but do they think the water will be down in time for the opener on September 2nd?


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    Re: How will the flood..

    If the water hasn't receded in 3 weeks then we have much larger issues on our hands.



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    Re: How will the flood..

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones21 View Post
    effect tailgating and parking? As of now i guess they probably dont know much of whats going on, but do they think the water will be down in time for the opener on September 2nd?
    Most of the water will be gone within a couple days. How dry things are for the grass lots will obviously depend on the weather and drying conditions.

    Big issue could be the mud and other debris. Kinda need wet weather to wash alot of that away, which doesn't help the drying.



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    Re: How will the flood..

    The water will all be receded within 24 hours. It will have 3 weeks to dry out, pending no more significant rain.



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    Re: How will the flood..

    If the rain mostly holds out the next 3 weeks I'm guessing the parking lots will be fine by then. The major issue is the inside of Hilton. That could take months to fix.



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    Re: How will the flood..

    The flood waters will be down within a few days. As easy as the water can get in and flood, it can get out just as easy.
    The only problem will be some debris and a few dead fish.
    All this assuming we don't continue to get 6" of rain each day.


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    Re: How will the flood..

    Also note that grass under water for more that a day or two starts to die. It turns black and rots and smells. I hope there is a better answer for this. The good thing is, after Sept. 2, we do not play at home again till Sept. 25, so things should be much better by then.


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    Re: How will the flood..

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    The flood waters will be down within a few days. As easy as the water can get in and flood, it can get out just as easy.
    The only problem will be some debris and a few dead fish.
    All this assuming we don't continue to get 6" of rain each day.
    We asked 100 people if we will continue to get 6" of rain each day......

    Survey says.......

    YES (100)



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    Re: How will the flood..

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonestate78 View Post
    We asked 100 people if we will continue to get 6" of rain each day......

    Survey says.......

    YES (100)
    Some days we will get more than 6 inches.


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    Re: How will the flood..

    Quote Originally Posted by FDCy83 View Post
    Some days we will get more than 6 inches.
    Obviously you sir are ready for the fast money round.



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    Re: How will the flood..

    look at the forecast.

    Supposed to rain in the next few days and the ground is already saturated.
    We shall see!



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    Re: How will the flood..

    Then we break out our boats and go Ozark party cove style tailgating. We are cyclones. We don't not tailgate. It's in our blood. We will just have to find a different way to get it done.


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    Re: How will the flood..

    hell, lay some straw over the dead grass and call it good. As long as I can tailgate on grass, boat or whatever. Just let me tailgate!


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    Re: How will the flood..

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    Then we break out our boats and go Ozark party cove style tailgating. We are cyclones. We don't not tailgate. It's in our blood. We will just have to find a different way to get it done.



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    is that our space is still well above water! Appreciated the ariel photo of JTS showing our S4 domain high and dry...



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