A month of no rain ended mid-June, capped by 3.5 inches July 4th and another 3 inches July 5th, according to the bucket-and-yardstick rain gauge. Our cypress swamp, which had only puddles, is now full and overflowing.
That chair was above the cypress swamp high water mark for this year. Now it’s in the water.
I’m renaming the front driveway Twin Creeks. Most of its flow goes into the swamp.
Gretchen observed there was enough water after the 3.5″ rain to boat in the swamp.
We have two 4″ pipes under the back driveway. They were full, and overflowing.