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Wed Aug 30, 2017, 07:18 AM

We had 2 feet of rain here in Beaumont yesterday and still fighting to stay dry!!!

Harvey will not die, anyone have Buffy the Vampire Slayer's number? Maybe the guy guy from Texas Chainsaw massacre?

The ditch behind my house has been my mortal enemy for three days. It comes up and threatens me and then runs away for awhile. It tries to sneak up when we go for some rest. I am beginning to hate it almost as much as Trump, and that says a lot! My two dogs are so pissed at me for not making this go away so they can go outside and play, I caught them trying to ask the Mooch to have some wise-guy to wack me!

Harvey can kiss my ass we ain't giving up. Thanks for the support DU. Now can someone please turn off the spigot?

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Reply We had 2 feet of rain here in Beaumont yesterday and still fighting to stay dry!!! (Original post)
Dustlawyer Aug 2017 OP
tblue37 Aug 2017 #1
blaze Aug 2017 #2
octoberlib Aug 2017 #3
femmedem Aug 2017 #4
flygal Aug 2017 #5
MoonRiver Aug 2017 #6
Demtexan Aug 2017 #7
progressoid Aug 2017 #8
mnhtnbb Aug 2017 #9
mcar Aug 2017 #10
Justice Aug 2017 #11
Dustlawyer Aug 2017 #15
Hortensis Aug 2017 #12
COLGATE4 Aug 2017 #13
Solly Mack Aug 2017 #14
malaise Aug 2017 #16
Warpy Aug 2017 #17
Dustlawyer Aug 2017 #18
Glimmer of Hope Aug 2017 #19
Squinch Aug 2017 #27
raven mad Aug 2017 #20
Dustlawyer Aug 2017 #21
mnhtnbb Aug 2017 #22
Glimmer of Hope Aug 2017 #23
hamsterjill Aug 2017 #25
KY_EnviroGuy Sep 2017 #29
rppper Aug 2017 #24
CrispyQ Aug 2017 #26
Bayard Aug 2017 #28

Response to Dustlawyer (Original post)

Wed Aug 30, 2017, 07:20 AM

1. Be safe. Keep letting us know how you are doing whenever you can. nt

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Response to Dustlawyer (Original post)

Wed Aug 30, 2017, 07:22 AM

2. Thanks for checking in!!

(checking for spigot)

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Response to Dustlawyer (Original post)

Wed Aug 30, 2017, 07:34 AM

3. A weatherman said on MSNBC that rain's supposed to let up this afternoon. I've been seeing pictures

on Twitter of Port Arthur and Beaumont that are just devastating.

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Response to Dustlawyer (Original post)

Wed Aug 30, 2017, 07:35 AM

4. Glad to know you're ok! n/t

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Response to Dustlawyer (Original post)

Wed Aug 30, 2017, 07:43 AM

5. Omg terrible! I'm glad you can keep us posted (and your humor) take care!

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Response to Dustlawyer (Original post)

Wed Aug 30, 2017, 07:47 AM

6. I know this won't help, but

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Response to Dustlawyer (Original post)

Wed Aug 30, 2017, 08:44 AM

7. Hold on.

I am in Houston and a strong wind is pushing the clouds east.

It is nice and dry here now.

I know how you feel.






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Response to Dustlawyer (Original post)

Wed Aug 30, 2017, 08:45 AM

8. 2 Feet!

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Response to Dustlawyer (Original post)

Wed Aug 30, 2017, 08:48 AM

9. Glad to see you check in as I have been thinking about you while watching the rain predicted

for Beaumont.

I bet your dogs are stir crazy! Hang in there. Sending good thoughts for the water not to overflow the ditch.

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Response to Dustlawyer (Original post)

Wed Aug 30, 2017, 08:50 AM

10. Glad you are OK

I hope it ends soon.

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Response to Dustlawyer (Original post)

Wed Aug 30, 2017, 09:07 AM

11. Let us at DU know if we can help your town.

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Response to Justice (Reply #11)

Wed Aug 30, 2017, 10:06 AM

15. Yes thanks! Still freakin raining!

With what happened to Houston we have been forgotten until today. The Port Arthur shelter flooded during the night and all of those people had to be moved. People with boats coming in from all over from Louisiana to Tennessee! I am sure the local Red Cross could use funds.

Also, do what y'all do best and bug Washington to fully fund the National Flood Insurance program and FEMA!

Thanks again everyone, you post mean a lot to me and mom!

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Response to Dustlawyer (Original post)

Wed Aug 30, 2017, 09:08 AM

12. Yes, been wondering about you and all the others

Such good news that the clouds are being pushed out of Houston of course, but...

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Response to Dustlawyer (Original post)

Wed Aug 30, 2017, 09:47 AM

13. My SIL's house in Beaumont is one of 3 not (yet) flooded in his

neighborhood. He's Coast Guard so he's on duty in Port Arthur. The wife and kids are here with us in Florida. Believe me when I tell you we're all pulling for that bastard storm to exit the area posthaste. Good luck to you!!

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Response to Dustlawyer (Original post)

Wed Aug 30, 2017, 09:56 AM

14. :)

Damn ditch.

You can still laugh.

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Response to Dustlawyer (Original post)

Wed Aug 30, 2017, 10:31 AM

16. PHEW



Now watch them fugging alligators

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Response to Dustlawyer (Original post)

Wed Aug 30, 2017, 02:44 PM

17. My town averages 9.5 inches of rainfall per year

down to about 6-7 in drought years. I can no longer remember what it's like to get days on end of torrential downpours and I'm deeply grateful for that.

Fortunately, it seems Harvey is finally on the move, so you might beat that old ditch yet. Damned thing will move up the Mississippi for a while, so that river flooding will be the next big story.

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Response to Dustlawyer (Original post)

Wed Aug 30, 2017, 06:07 PM

18. THE RAIN HAS FINALLY STOPPED!!!

I felt like Noah letting my two dogs outside!!!

We survived, thanks DU!

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Response to Dustlawyer (Reply #18)

Wed Aug 30, 2017, 06:13 PM

19. Yay! That is good news!

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Response to Dustlawyer (Reply #18)

Thu Aug 31, 2017, 12:51 PM

27. Thank you for letting us know. Stay safe and keep checking in here.

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Response to Dustlawyer (Original post)

Thu Aug 31, 2017, 12:13 AM

20. It's good to hear from you.

AND all of our DU'ers in Texas. Stay safe and NEVER quit!

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Response to Dustlawyer (Original post)

Thu Aug 31, 2017, 08:13 AM

21. Now the city of Beaumont's intake in the Neches river for our water broke and they cannot fix it

until the water goes down, weeks from now! We will have to evacuate after all but now cannot get out of town due to road closures. Don't that beat all!

Fighting to get prescriptions now if the pharmacies open back up. Not good!

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Response to Dustlawyer (Reply #21)

Thu Aug 31, 2017, 09:50 AM

22. Good luck!

Years ago in St. Joseph, MO, the Missouri River flooded our water treatment plant which shut down the water supply. Fortunately,
there were towns around us with water, and our fire department was bringing in water so that you could go to the fire station and get
drinking water. We had a pool, so we trucked water from the pool to use for flushing toilets. It was doable, for a week, even with small kids.

Your situation is nothing like that. Good luck finding a way out and finding a place to stay. You should be able to transfer prescriptions
if you have the containers and take them with you. In fact, according to a rule I just found, prescriptions are to be transferred within 4 hours
of the request according to the Texas State Board of Pharmacy.

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Response to Dustlawyer (Reply #21)

Thu Aug 31, 2017, 12:06 PM

23. Oh no! I hope things work out. Stay safe!

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Response to Dustlawyer (Reply #21)

Thu Aug 31, 2017, 12:33 PM

25. You stay safe, Dustlawyer!!!!

We're all pulling for you!!! You're going to make it through this and have stories to tell your grandchildren!!!

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Response to Dustlawyer (Reply #21)

Fri Sep 1, 2017, 05:46 AM

29. Keep us posted, please.

Good to hear you didn't get flooded. After watching a bunch of the USGS level gages on-line, I had real fears you would. Stay safe and watch the under tow - both for you and your pets. Hope you can get a supply of water and your meds.

Remnants of Harvey just coming into northern KY this morning (Fri.), with a pretty good blow out there! We're very lucky with only that, as 4 or 5" will just flood some creeks and a lot of basements.

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Response to Dustlawyer (Original post)

Thu Aug 31, 2017, 12:29 PM

24. How did neighboring Waller make out?

I've got some old friends from my navy years down there I lost touch with.

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Response to Dustlawyer (Original post)

Thu Aug 31, 2017, 12:39 PM

26. I can't even fathom that much rain.

Be safe.

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Response to Dustlawyer (Original post)

Thu Aug 31, 2017, 01:05 PM

28. Yikes!

You and the pupsters stay safe. Keep us posted.

Here in southern KY, we're supposed to be getting 7 inches of rain over the next few days. Guess we'll see if the new pond is going to hold water.

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