Monthly Archives: June 2015

Soggy SWIN

Monday, June 29, 2015 It was a rainy past few days, but Saturday was cool and dry and pleasant.  The rains came Thursday (1″), Friday (.8″) and Sunday (.5″) evenings.   And there has been .2″ this morning!  The White River … Continue reading

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New video available

Friday, June 26, 2015 Well, it took me 3 days to get it  posted to YouTube, but the newest video finally got uploaded.  Click on the YouTube icon at the upper right of the home page to take you to the 6 … Continue reading

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Add a day to the flood

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 Checking the hydrological forecasts this morning, you can see White River at Edwardsport had a little bump up for about a day.  It had been on the decline from its crest, but because of the Sunday … Continue reading

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Eye in the sky

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 This morning, John and I went out with the Phantom II UAV (drone) to get some views of the flood damage at the Burke, Freddie, and Huey farms.  It was very revealing about each farm location.  … Continue reading

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A rude awakening

Monday, June 22, 2015 At 3 am this morning, I was awakened by a very loud storm.  For about an hour the lightning flashed rapidly and the thunder boomed like it was just outside the window!  During that hour, we … Continue reading

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Assessment

Sunday, June 21, 2015 Today, we will relax and celebrate Fathers’ Day.  I can’t recall when it has been a day of rest, and not an afternoon of wheat harvest. Tomorrow, we will begin to evaluate the damage that has … Continue reading

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More rain from Bill

Friday, June 19, 2015 Bill has arrived.  Hurricane Bill, that is.  It’s raining this morning.  Again.  We’ve received 2.5″ over the last 3 days, and the forecasters say we may get that much more today.  Damage to our growing corn … Continue reading

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Hurricane in Indiana?

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 The remnants of Hurricane Bill that brought flooding to Texas are beginning to show some effect in SW Indiana.  Since evening yesterday, we have received 1.3″ (34mm) rain.   Our flat fields are surviving this heavier rain in an okay manner so … Continue reading

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Another good rain.

Monday, June 15, 2015 Here we are in the middle of June already!  The calendar is zipping by! Yesterday afternoon and evening, we received here at the farm .35″ (9mm) rain… it came in a couple of thunder-filled waves, with sunshine … Continue reading

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Welcome, rain

Saturday, June 13, 2015 Last week we received a gentle 1.2″ rain.  It was a happy thing, and now we are looking forward to the next rain event.  Funny how it can get dry pretty quick.  No, the crops are … Continue reading

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