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Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst

Wednesday 06/04/14

When There's Too Much Rain
Flooding rains Tuesday in the Western Corn Belt offer a reminder of the many issues that crops still face this season.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 3:54PM CDT 06/04/14 by Bryce Anderson | Post a Comment
Comments (3)
It's incredible to even think of getting 7"+ of rain in one night. It's been over five years since we've even had a two inch rain in one day on the SW Kansas farm I live on. It seems like the last number of years we tend to just get 1/2" rains instead of those booming thunderstorms that we used to get. Honestly I can't remember the last time we went to the storm shelter. Living in Kansas severe storm warnings are just a part of life in the spring and summer, but have eluded us out west here of late.
Posted by Brad Niehues at 4:03PM CDT 06/04/14
Gully washers are no good for sure, seems like once a guy gets lined up under these training thunderstorms, there just tons of water falling. I'm thinking the cool wet weather pattern is going to be a reality.
Posted by GWL 61 at 4:18PM CDT 06/04/14
I remember 60 years ago one night we got seven inches of rain. This was back before their wasn't any NRD's. Water everywhere. Then my dad and uncle cutting wheat in the bottom in a big cloud of dust without a cab. Tuesday night while on my way to my storm shelter I look at my weather station and it had about .04 in rain. When I returned about 15 minutes later it had over .90 on it. It does help fill up ponds that have low for two years. Gerhart Bredemeier
Posted by GERHART BREDEMEIER at 8:41AM CDT 06/05/14
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