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Old 08-31-2015, 06:05 AM
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Have had over 6" of rain here in chucktown, I have had to drain the pool twice. Getting some flooding around town.
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Had to switch from the Corolla to the SUV...at least one car in hood is in middle of road flooded out. Turkey Creek is filling up the streets!
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if in-ground pool, be careful not to remove too much water from it during periods of high rain. If the water table rises, it could cause the pool to "pop".
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A lot of downtown streets closed, all of this rain hitting at a full moon high tide
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Had to put it in four wheel drive to get out of my house this morning in Parkwood Estates. Could've spun a tire and made it but just trying not to tear it up too bad. Roommate parks in the driveway so I park in the side yard right next to it.
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It hasn't rained here in damn near two years... Send it this way. Good luck to you all, too much rain can be bad.
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There's a 10' gator swimming down the main road in Shadowmoss - West Ashley.
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526 and Dorchester...supposedly. Making rounds of FB

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In my hood earlier...before I switched up cars. Not sure if you can see it, but there is a car stuck in the road 100 yards or so down.

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Originally Posted by SeaMonkey1 View Post
It hasn't rained here in damn near two years... Send it this way. Good luck to you all, too much rain can be bad.
Careful what you wish for, this winter is apparently going to be a very, very wet one for most all of the west coast.
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Had to switch from the Corolla to the SUV...at least one car in hood is in middle of road flooded out. Turkey Creek is filling up the streets!
My grandma use to live on Turkey Creek.

Caught some big catfish outta there.
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It rains at my house sometimes too.
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Time for a bigger boat!

I assume this is the remnants of that tropical storm?
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Originally Posted by chimmike View Post
if in-ground pool, be careful not to remove too much water from it during periods of high rain. If the water table rises, it could cause the pool to "pop".
I just backwashed about 6 inches out of mine and replaced DE. Got the water just barely making it into the skimmers.
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That kinda looks like Brookside rd.
My last place was right next to Turkey Creek. Neighbor had adjacent lot to the creek would fill over a couple feet, almost up to his door.
My property was 8ft above sea level, neighbor must of been around 6 so I'm sure it's pretty bad.

Moved to top of a hill in Goose Creek. Now the water runs off so fast it tries to take my land with it. Just cant win.
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Originally Posted by friogatto View Post
That kinda looks like Brookside rd.
My last place was right next to Turkey Creek. Neighbor had adjacent lot to the creek would fill over a couple feet, almost up to his door.
My property was 8ft above sea level, neighbor must of been around 6 so I'm sure it's pretty bad.

Moved to top of a hill in Goose Creek. Now the water runs off so fast it tries to take my land with it. Just cant win.
Not Brookside...I'm in a new house built last year and they built up the lot. No flood in my yard except by the tidal ditch. Neighbor, who has a newer house, wasn't so lucky. Will be interesting to see how much dirt washed from my yard when it all clears out. I have the same issue as you. Water runs off so fast, it takes the dirt with it.
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My son is at C of C, he paddled an inflatable raft down Coming street the other day. Oh to be a college student.
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The end of Remount rd (by Virginia ave) floods too. Half a dozen cars were dead in the middle of the street.
People walking around and trucks driving past.
Glad I got a truck with a little clearance. Good 2 feet across the road.

Watched a guy walking out of the water and another car came by. Gave him the whole wall. Guy started jumping up and down, pissed. Funny, but sad someone would do that.

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