Man is it raining here.There is water standing all over in the field behind my house.We must have gotten a couple of inches.It is supposed to rain for the next couple of days.It is much needed.Don't need the 50 mph winds though.
I live just south of Innovis and my neighbor had 4.9 inches in his rain gauge. There were kids SWIMMING in the street and I put a goose decoy out in the water for a laugh. Well Channel 6 came and filmed the goose decoy. not kidding. What are the totals west of Fargo? The farmers needed the rain, but not that much that fast.
Out in Tower we got 1.1 inches and a friend from Kindred said that all they got was some drizzle. We were up in Northern MN again this weekend. It started to rain around 3:30a Sunday and was still raining when we left around 10a. We were just north of Blackduck and it was raining so hard I had to pull over!! It's amazing what some rain can do!
Every year there has to be something (weather wise) up here. Two years ago it was a macro burst 115 mph wind that toppled everything it could. Been raining so much the past 10 years - I have had to move to higher ground 3 times at my lake place. (Devils Lake)
Yesterday the wind blew 30 + MPH all day from the east - (worst direction for my lake lot) but I worked all day cleaning up the place & getting my screen porch ready & moved my fire pit. (got a cool metal ring for it with ducks on it) Then last night at 2 am the wind turns to 65 mph, still from the east & lasted for about 5 hrs - plus it rained about 5 to 6 inches in around 3 hrs. My screen porch is completely destroyed & the new fire ring is now about 1/2 erroded away by the waves - must of lost about 6 ft of shore - Limbs & branches everywhere. Many boats were swamped - I used my new Seadoo Jet boat to pull several to the boat ramp - after they were pumped out (in 30 mph east wind this morning) Found out the Jet boat handles pretty good in waves Had fun getting wet - They (Jet boats) like water - pretty hard to stop one of them
On the way home, there is water everywhere -ditches - fields, any low spot is now a nice duck pond. But it will cause alot of crop damage.
I would guess alot of ducks on the nest will be in trouble. -(had not seen any baby ducks yet) - ??? But their are lots, still paired off ??? (Been a late spring) & I'm sure many will re-nest.
I heard Minot got 2 inches Bismarck had tornados nearby & the entire eastern part of the state is one giant wetland.
Whats that saying about red sky in the morning ??? It was Saturday at 6:00 AM ???
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