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@savypat (20246)
United States
January 19, 2012 2:09pm CST
Many of you know I live by a year round creek, every two or three years it floods and then it become a raging torrent. I can feel it pounding the ground from my deck which is about 500 feet away from the creek and if I walk over to see it the view is truly terrible and wonderful at the same time. Anything that falls into that creek is gone for good. Have you ever seen a creek at full flood?
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@JenInTN (27565)
• United States
20 Jan 12
Last year the one behind my house flooded out into the field. I am up on a hill above it..thank goodness...but it was still kind of scary. You couldn't even see the little wooden bridge anymore. I thought it had been washed away. It was still there though when the water resided.
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@zandi458 (27952)
• Malaysia
20 Jan 12
Fortunately I live on an elevated land and flooding never happen in my place except for the roads leading to my house.
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• United States
19 Jan 12
I have never seen a creek at full flood. Here in Florida we dont have creeks but we have canals and i have seen them at full flood because i live close to the water and it takes a while for the canals to get emptied after a hurricane or big storm that may come through. It takes a while for them to all drain out when the water is very high and most of the roads will get flooded too since the water has no where to go since canals are flooded. I have seen a creek of course in my life and i was just in TN and saw the water flowing pretty fast through them and its kind of weird because ours our mostly dry through the year until a storm comes through of course. Hopefully you will be ok with the rainy weather and have a great day myloting.
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@dragon54u (31615)
• United States
19 Jan 12
I have seen a creek flood and I've also seen flooded washes that are usually dry. The power of water is frightening! It weighs about 8 pounds per gallon--just think of all the force in that raging water! It's no wonder it can wash away the cars of senseless people who attempt to cross a road flooded by a creek or wash. Watching those things gives a person chills thinking of the power of the water and what could happen.
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@dorannmwin (36698)
• United States
24 Jan 12
There is a creek that runs through the park that is a block away from my mother's house and that creek will flood about once every three or four years and it is amazing to see because the entire park will be under water. In addition to that, the yards and homes that are adjacent to the park/creek will flood as well (I certainly hope that those people have flood insurance). The last time that it flooded, the flood water went through the entire back yards of the house and through the front yard and even had the street in front of the houses with so much water over it that there were people out in canoes.