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PostSubject: Local flooding   Local flooding EmptyFri Apr 19, 2013 4:48 pm

EEK! So. . . .this is the road that I would usually be taking this evening...(Amy, this is the road we took to go to Main street.):



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They've evacuated the southern area of north Ionia - and it's looking like the river is going to crest so high that it's going to engulf the one bridge that we have that allows access between the north and south sections of Ionia. (It's divided by a river.) The other bridge is down right now, having repairs done on it.

Then, we have a LOT of roads that are closed due to flooding, or washouts...Here are a few pics:


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YIKES! It isn't expected to get here to my house, but they're evacuating people two blocks away. Thank the Lord, the rain has stopped at least for now!
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PostSubject: Re: Local flooding   Local flooding EmptyFri Apr 19, 2013 5:27 pm

WOW! Looks like a lot of the same thing down in my area.....we have had SO much rain!!! Stay safe! Smiley Hug


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PostSubject: Re: Local flooding   Local flooding EmptyFri Apr 19, 2013 6:19 pm

Wow! It's amazing what Mother Nature can do. Praying you all stay safe.


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PostSubject: Re: Local flooding   Local flooding EmptyFri Apr 19, 2013 8:23 pm

Rhonda wrote:
WOW! Looks like a lot of the same thing down in my area.....we have had SO much rain!!! Stay safe! Local flooding 410460

Local flooding 410460 Thank you, Rhonda! I hope you stay safe, too!

bethandmanly wrote:
Wow! It's amazing what Mother Nature can do. Praying you all stay safe.

Thank you, Cheryl! I appreciate the prayers.

I found out that Amy is under a flood warning, too. EEK!
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PostSubject: Re: Local flooding   Local flooding EmptyFri Apr 19, 2013 9:18 pm

WOW! For some reason I find that third picture the most unsettling... the way the water is just creeping in from the woods. Local flooding 279394
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PostSubject: Re: Local flooding   Local flooding EmptyFri Apr 19, 2013 9:53 pm

oh my.Not good lisa.Hope your safe.


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PostSubject: Re: Local flooding   Local flooding EmptySat Apr 20, 2013 1:00 am

Whoa! I have never seen flooding like that and hope not to.

Lisa, I hope you, Amy and Rhonda are safe.



Spring is finally here, the lovely pink blooms on the "spray" tree outside my window are gone leaving a beautiful willow.
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PostSubject: Re: Local flooding   Local flooding EmptySat Apr 20, 2013 7:57 am

Rob wrote:
WOW! For some reason I find that third picture the most unsettling... the way the water is just creeping in from the woods. Local flooding 279394

Local flooding 279394 That's quite near the section of road that I'd mentioned to you in PM - the one I'd been worried about driving through. When I went there, though, the water had receded, thankfully!

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oh my.Not good lisa.Hope your safe.


Alice wrote:
Whoa! I have never seen flooding like that and hope not to.

Lisa, I hope you, Amy and Rhonda are safe.


Local flooding 410460 Thank you, Alice & Krissy! I should be safe where I live - and I'm being very careful where I drive. The roads have given way in MANY areas of town. Some of "my" kids from church, though, live in the area that has been evacuated, and I worry about them. I hope the flooding recedes soon...Even so, the recovery is going to take quite some time. I've never seen so many roads so badly damaged! Thank you again for your concern! Local flooding 6472
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PostSubject: Re: Local flooding   Local flooding EmptySat Apr 20, 2013 8:37 am

Thanks Alice.....so far so good here! Thumbsup But lol, we had a snowstorm here last night! Yikes You just never know what you're going to get during a Michigan April! scratchead


Lisa, I'm glad it didn't flood the bridge! Kinda of wondering what I'm going to find when I get into your town today, but I guess I'll see soon! Wink


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PostSubject: Re: Local flooding   Local flooding EmptySat Apr 20, 2013 8:45 am

Amy wrote:

Lisa, I'm glad it didn't flood the bridge! Kinda of wondering what I'm going to find when I get into your town today, but I guess I'll see soon! Wink

Oh boy, a birthday celebration today?? Amy, give Lisa a big hug for me!



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PostSubject: Re: Local flooding   Local flooding EmptySat Apr 20, 2013 12:03 pm

Hope your kids will be alright, Lisa.

Amy wrote:
Thanks Alice.....so far so good here! Thumbsup But lol, we had a snowstorm here last night! Yikes You just never know what you're going to get during a Michigan April! scratchead
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Snow storm in April! You do have quite a different springtime in Michigan.


Spring is finally here, the lovely pink blooms on the "spray" tree outside my window are gone leaving a beautiful willow.
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PostSubject: Re: Local flooding   Local flooding EmptySat Apr 20, 2013 12:13 pm

We got two inches of fresh snow overnight! gotcha
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PostSubject: Re: Local flooding   Local flooding EmptySat Apr 20, 2013 10:19 pm

Oh WOW, That Looks the way it looked here two years ago but then it was just from snow melting, Can't believe you have green Grass already we still have around a foot of snow but its starting to melt Stay Safe all you Michigan people Smiley Hug


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PostSubject: Re: Local flooding   Local flooding EmptySat Apr 20, 2013 11:15 pm

Rob wrote:
We got two inches of fresh snow overnight! gotcha
Two inches of snow in April? scratchead

JW wrote:
Oh WOW, That Looks the way it looked here two years ago but then it was just from snow melting, Can't believe you have green Grass already we still have around a foot of snow but its starting to melt Stay Safe all you Michigan people Smiley Hug

A foot of snow still on the ground in April? thud
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PostSubject: Re: Local flooding   Local flooding EmptySat Apr 20, 2013 11:47 pm

Yes it is rather strange but we are thankful for a Slow Melt we had a lot more snow at least 2 feet, The people close to the River are how ever getting ready for a flood Most of the years we don't have snow at this time just water grinsmiley


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PostSubject: Re: Local flooding   Local flooding EmptySun Apr 21, 2013 4:16 pm

Yikes, Lisa. Your town is flooded. We had flood watch, the other day. But, your town turn into a river. Praying for your family to stay safe.


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PostSubject: Re: Local flooding   Local flooding EmptySun Apr 21, 2013 6:29 pm

Hopefully it won't flood. Must still be pretty cold where you are Jacob.

We don't have problems with flooding where I am, but when it rains a lot our backyard looks more like a wading pool.


Spring is finally here, the lovely pink blooms on the "spray" tree outside my window are gone leaving a beautiful willow.
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PostSubject: Re: Local flooding   Local flooding EmptySat Jun 01, 2013 1:54 am

Don't mean to steal this post but I thought i would share a few pictures of how my area is looking now, this is from The Rain we got in the last two days,

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PostSubject: Re: Local flooding   Local flooding EmptySat Jun 01, 2013 10:40 am

Yikes OhMy Oh my goodness. That's not good.


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PostSubject: Re: Local flooding   Local flooding EmptySun Jun 02, 2013 11:14 pm

Oh my goodness, Jacob! Stay safe!!
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PostSubject: Re: Local flooding   Local flooding EmptyWed Jun 05, 2013 4:56 pm

Wow! Lots and lots of rain. Hopefully everyone weathered the storm safely.


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PostSubject: Re: Local flooding   Local flooding EmptyWed Jun 05, 2013 10:24 pm

Yikes! Yikes Hope the water level has gone down by now Jacob! I'm a little late to this thread. Stay safe!


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PostSubject: Re: Local flooding   Local flooding EmptyThu Jun 06, 2013 2:15 am

Thanks everyone, Yeah Amy it has gone down now but the ground is still wet way to wet to plant anything


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PostSubject: Re: Local flooding   Local flooding EmptyThu Jun 06, 2013 5:45 am

Oh Havens! We have sun in the UK! stay safe! Oh and No swimming!!! Wink


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