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Eager Beaver
05-03-2010, 11:35 AM
I just want to say that I feel for the people in the South that are having the flooding problems that is going on now. I can't imagine what you are going thru. You do have my heart felt sympathy for the ones that have been displaced during this flooding. They are talking about 13 inches of rain in 2 days. That is just unimaginable to someone that isn't down there.
I have gone in and repaired homes that have been through flooding, and know how the people had to deal with the loss of personal items that can't be replaced.

Cane Pole
05-03-2010, 11:43 AM
I just want to say that I feel for the people in the South that are having the flooding problems that is going on now. I can't imagine what you are going thru. You do have my heart felt sympathy for the ones that have been displaced during this flooding. They are talking about 13 inches of rain in 2 days. That is just unimaginable to someone that isn't down there.
I have gone in and repaired homes that have been through flooding, and know how the people had to deal with the loss of personal items that can't be replaced.

Thanks beaver. We have had high water big time here. Schools shut down.
We have made national here several times. One of the used car dealers cars floated away yesterday. We live in a eco protected area. Not much drainage by the COE. Seems the protected grass shrimp has a higher valued life than the humans.

badbrad
05-03-2010, 03:03 PM
We got around 8" of rainfall here in two days. There is water standing in places I've never seen it before. County schools cancelled as well today. I'd hate to see how bad things would have been had we gotten 13" of rainfall like you folks south of here.

I fished week before last at Barren River Lake for hybirds. The lake at that time was still 9' below summer pool. Me and a buddy had conversation about hoping for some rain to raise the lake. I guess the old saying be careful what you wish for comes to mind.

Hope we get a chance to dry out before the next system works it's way through. Believe there saying by the first of next week we could get more rain.

Wiskers
05-03-2010, 03:13 PM
Here's a couple of pictures of our sand yard in Nashville. This yard is rock throw'n distance from downtown Nashville.

crappieseeker
05-03-2010, 03:22 PM
I heard the weather lady say last night on the news that some areas around here were showing 4 inches of rain per hour. About the time she said it, the bottom fell out. It was pouring rain heavily. It did not rain much though. We got nothing here compared to Nashville area. I remember when I was a kid though, we got flooded out regularly where I was growing up. They had to close schools several times during the year due to flooding. One community could not get out for weeks and their only way into town for food was to use the rail road tracks. It is sad to see all that destruction. Just shows what mother nature can do. My thoughts and prayers are with all those folks dealing with the flooding.

Eager Beaver
05-03-2010, 04:07 PM
I have been watching the weather channel and it is showing water up to some roofs. It is pretty wide spread it seems. Not just in one area.

Mrs. Crappie Stalker
05-03-2010, 04:21 PM
We are blessed - just a little water in the basement. I've seen a lot, but I haven't seen this much water in this area. Here are some pics from around west Tenn. The flooded building is Kappis Steakhouse where the West TN Crappie Club will be holding their May meeting. The jet skier is rescuing a horse. The collapsed road with the red car in the hole is in Jackson, TN and the other collapsed road is here in Gibson Co.

Cane Pole
05-03-2010, 04:34 PM
Our pizza parlor on east Main St..:eek:

Shellback
05-03-2010, 04:43 PM
Went thru something like that about 4 years ago this coming Sept. I lived at the top of the mtn and didn't have any personal trouble. Many folks in the bottom land lost everything, including their homes. Flood stage on the river was 18 feet, and it went to 34 feet! Even Hillary came to town as she was the NY senator. Floods are devastating, I'll pray for you folks suffering down there.

Mrs. Crappie Stalker
05-03-2010, 04:56 PM
Here are some pics from Nashville. The top two pics are actually inside Opryland Hotel. The water over the road is at Opry Mills/Grand Ole Opry House. The ones on the bridge are overlooking downtown Nashville.

ab824
05-03-2010, 05:23 PM
We poured out 19 inches in Parsons. River came up so fast that there are campers in the river now.

blueball
05-03-2010, 08:54 PM
sister from waverlys house flooded saturday ,i helped salvage what she could yesterday and pulled all the carpet out.one good thing though she had flood insur. some of he neighbors didn`t.

fishtale
05-03-2010, 09:01 PM
Our pizza parlor on east Main St..:eek:

Is this in Huntingdon Tenn!

GCD
05-03-2010, 09:03 PM
My heart goes out to the unfortunate... but I can't see how some can be so blind to the obvious conditions/events going on around them!

Dang it!... keep an eye to the TV, internet, look out the windows every hour or so!!!... you see the water rising and the TV/weater radar says it aint going to quit for a while, head to higher ground!!!

... an idgit galoot could figure that one out!!!

jaxsprat
05-03-2010, 09:24 PM
Beyond words, man you folks sure got hit harder than hard. Sure feel sorry for you. Pray for you all and please be careful in that water, you don't know what is in it. Could get hit by log anything. Up here in Illinois some older parts of city basements will flood & then you always read about someone going in flooded basement & gets electrocuted.

Fatman
05-04-2010, 03:02 PM
I know you guys down there are losing alot of stuff but nothing is as important as you guys and your families being safe and sound. We dont' want no bad news.

Take care all!!!!!!!!!!

Fatman

Cane Pole
05-04-2010, 03:08 PM
Is this in Huntingdon Tenn!

Yep.

jimfish
05-04-2010, 03:12 PM
Wolf river runs thru N. Ms into Tn. and thru a part of Memphis will crest tonight at 25ft a 100yr high. Since fri Arkabutla has jumped up 11ft.+.So far i dont think we have any fatalities.A lot of folks have had every thing they own washed away.Its pretty sad.

blueball
05-04-2010, 08:27 PM
a guy at work lives close to my sister and said he was measuring water from creek to fondation of his house and it was 30inches.he checked it every 15 minutes for about an hour and a half with no change.he went outside to measure it again and it was 3inches up the blocks on the fondation and luckely the other side of the creek took most of the water.so 15minutes and that much difference and if the water didn`t have somewhere to go on the other side of the creek it would have been alot worse

BigKyd
05-04-2010, 09:34 PM
The creek that runs through my hometown had it's levee breached in three different places, flooding everywhere. My grandparents neighborhood and my parent's neighborhood were flooded pretty bad but luckily both their houses stayed dry, the grandparents had water about 3 feet from their back door before it started receding. We went over and moved all their furniture upstairs and in the hour it took us to do it the water rose 3 inches in their backyard. My parents neighborhood has gone to crap in the last 10 years and the police pretty much declared marshal law over there for the past couple days. 7pm-7am curfew, checkpoints at all entrances to the neighborhood and if you did not live there you were not getting in. They still caught 4 looters so far. There is a funeral home near my grandparent's house that had water all the way to the top of it's doors. My mom works civil service on the Navy base and most of the base is flooded, she still does not know when they are going to let them go back to work.

BigSandyRookie
05-04-2010, 09:48 PM
We poured out 19 inches in Parsons. River came up so fast that there are campers in the river now.

My camper is in Clifton. The road to it floods way before the lot will. I've been holding my breath, but it looks like we're gonna remain dry....by a foot!

ab824
05-04-2010, 10:21 PM
My camper is in Clifton. The road to it floods way before the lot will. I've been holding my breath, but it looks like we're gonna remain dry....by a foot!

Hope it all works out. It came up so quick that most people didnt get in any hurry.

slimeyslab
05-04-2010, 10:46 PM
It hit very quick. My buddies were at there cabin near Cherokee Boat dock on Saturday prefishing for a tournament on Sunday. They went to town(Parson's) for lunch and 1 hour later could not return. Lot's of damage. As if the week before wan't bad enough.

slimeyslab
05-04-2010, 10:51 PM
Wolf river runs thru N. Ms into Tn. and thru a part of Memphis will crest tonight at 25ft a 100yr high. Since fri Arkabutla has jumped up 11ft.+.So far i dont think we have any fatalities.A lot of folks have had every thing they own washed away.Its pretty sad.

Mr. Jim, I drove over it today on Covington Pike and boy was it wippin through there. Really weird to see it that high.

BigKyd
05-04-2010, 11:03 PM
Mr. Jim, I drove over it today on Covington Pike and boy was it wippin through there. Really weird to see it that high.

I drove over it on Collierville-Arlington, the whole job site where they were building a new bridge is under water.

slimeyslab
05-04-2010, 11:20 PM
I drove over it on Collierville-Arlington, the whole job site where they were building a new bridge is under water.

Great, another delay for 385...lol.

GCD
05-04-2010, 11:23 PM
According to Cane Poles KY. lake statistics, the Crappie should be shallow with the rising water... y'all go get'em now ya heah?;)

Cane Pole
05-05-2010, 12:24 AM
According to Cane Poles KY. lake statistics, the Crappie should be shallow with the rising water... y'all go get'em now ya heah?;)

You just go fish your main channels . Tell us how many (fish that is) you catch facing the current in this high water.:rolleyes:

STUMP HUNTER
05-05-2010, 08:45 AM
My thoughts are with all of the ones being flooded.

Hat55
05-05-2010, 09:44 AM
My thoughts are with all of the ones being flooded.

AMEN!