Friday, July 6, 2007

Enough Already!

Enough already!

I'm wet, my boots are wet, my garage if flooded, my garden is soaked and the grass in my yard is probably going to be a foot tall before I get a chance to mow this weekend................ if it stops raining.

While wondering around the region today, in the rain, I found a lot of interesting things to photograph. I found a log swooshing down the Red River, a duck swimming in standing water in a grassy area at Riverview Park and the "No Swimming" sign almost totally under water at the Stoner Boat launch.

According to a news update at we have set a record for rainfall today. Between midnight Thursday and 11 a.m. Friday, Shreveport officially received 3.91 inches of rain, setting a new record for today's date. The old record was 3.36 inches, set in 1950, according to Nick Fillo, a meteorologist with the local offices of the National Weather Service.

A word of advice to all of those folks flocking to the casinos for their "lucky" day tomorrow 7/7/07.

Where your lucky hat, I bet it will rain!


mel 7/09/2007 8:00 AM  

you kids should push some of that water toward us in alabama...

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