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#10827334 - 05/07/15 10:25 PM North Texas drought over??!!!!!
Strait1277 Offline
Angler

Registered: 05/08/12
Posts: 461
Loc: Wichita Falls, TX
We have finally gotten the rain we desperately needed and more is forecast the next 3 days in a row. And heavy downpours forecasted!! Arrowhead is on the rise as water is pouring in from all creeks and the main river. It was 22% capacity and had us in stage 5 drought conditions for the past year and a half. With more rain we could easily see it full up with a few more 2-5 inch rains as forecasted. I'd guess that we will be above 50% in the next couple of days even if it does not rain any more. Rumor has it it has already came up 4-6 feet and is going to continue to keep rising for the next few days! Maybe we can get back to watering grass and washing our cars whenever we want!! And we live 10 miles from Arrowhead which is an awesome bass lake. Keep risin baby!!

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#10827340 - 05/07/15 10:28 PM Re: North Texas drought over??!!!!! [Re: Strait1277]
pil,b Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/30/11
Posts: 1229
Loc: abilene,texas
When Hubbard creek and OH Ivie are full I'll consider it over fish

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#10827345 - 05/07/15 10:31 PM Re: North Texas drought over??!!!!! [Re: pil,b]
Brad Dunn Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 12/18/08
Posts: 1658
Loc: Weatherford
Originally Posted By: pil,b
When Hubbard creek and OH Ivie are full I'll consider it over fish


PK and Palo Pinto still need help as well.
Bring on more rain out west!
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#10827349 - 05/07/15 10:34 PM Re: North Texas drought over??!!!!! [Re: Strait1277]
pil,b Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/30/11
Posts: 1229
Loc: abilene,texas
Pk will be full in 2 weeks. fish

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#10827350 - 05/07/15 10:34 PM Re: North Texas drought over??!!!!! [Re: Strait1277]
chickenfried76 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/07/06
Posts: 1471
Loc: Keller
Strait, I won't hmm rain on your parade. smile WF needs rain really bad. Glad it's happening. I hope it keeps dropping and also fills Nocona.
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#10827352 - 05/07/15 10:35 PM Re: North Texas drought over??!!!!! [Re: Strait1277]
steve hummert Offline
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Registered: 03/11/03
Posts: 8941
Loc: Grandview, TX.
Not over yet, especially to the West of the metroplex but the practice of washing our cars and watering our grass whenever we want to needs to change or we will be right back where we were before the blessed rains came.
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#10827363 - 05/07/15 10:39 PM Re: North Texas drought over??!!!!! [Re: Strait1277]
Stompy Offline
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Registered: 03/22/10
Posts: 927
Loc: Breckenridge Tx
Not even close to over here in Breckenridge. Hubbard Creek is over 31' low and only 12% full. Got a looong ways to go.
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#10827371 - 05/07/15 10:47 PM Re: North Texas drought over??!!!!! [Re: Strait1277]
JEH Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 03/25/09
Posts: 142
Loc: Seymour
Miller's creek was 8% and 22' low a couple of days ago. It has gained 14' since then and has been a blessing. The Brazos here is a couple of feet from coming out of it's banks. Coming your way PK!

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#10827382 - 05/07/15 10:58 PM Re: North Texas drought over??!!!!! [Re: Strait1277]
Brent S Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/04/13
Posts: 2500
Loc: Eagle Mountain Lake
Weather forecast shows rain the next 10 days! yawn

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#10827392 - 05/07/15 11:05 PM Re: North Texas drought over??!!!!! [Re: Strait1277]
Strait1277 Offline
Angler

Registered: 05/08/12
Posts: 461
Loc: Wichita Falls, TX
Yep I forgot about Hunbard. This rain hasn't benefitted it any has it? For now I'm wanting to just be able to wash my dang truck any day I want to and be able to fish close to home. I'll keep my fingers crossed for you guys out west. It's coming this year. I gotta feelin....

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#10827393 - 05/07/15 11:05 PM Re: North Texas drought over??!!!!! [Re: Strait1277]
Strait1277 Offline
Angler

Registered: 05/08/12
Posts: 461
Loc: Wichita Falls, TX
Hubbard

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#10827446 - 05/07/15 11:50 PM Re: North Texas drought over??!!!!! [Re: Strait1277]
MV Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 09/19/03
Posts: 3754
Loc: richardson tx usa
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#10827469 - 05/08/15 12:46 AM Re: North Texas drought over??!!!!! [Re: steve hummert]
Jkitchens Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 07/08/09
Posts: 1106
Loc: Denison, TX
Originally Posted By: steve hummert
Not over yet, especially to the West of the metroplex but the practice of washing our cars and watering our grass whenever we want to needs to change or we will be right back where we were before the blessed rains came.


Yes sir!

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#10827663 - 05/08/15 07:26 AM Re: North Texas drought over??!!!!! [Re: Strait1277]
Moved to Sandlin Offline
Angler

Registered: 11/28/13
Posts: 399
Loc: Dallas
Im with Steve.. Will we continue to wast this gift of more water. Hubbard needs more.
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#10827693 - 05/08/15 07:45 AM Re: North Texas drought over??!!!!! [Re: JEH]
Robbie Milam Offline


Registered: 01/31/07
Posts: 5932
Loc: DFW
Originally Posted By: JEH
The Brazos here is a couple of feet from coming out of it's banks. Coming your way PK!


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