Flooding in Branson Missouri 2017!

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Flooding in Branson Missouri 2017!

Flooding in Southern Missouri, is wide spread including Branson, Hollister, West Plains, MO, Willow Springs, MO, and Dora, MO areas. Carnage sweeps houses, vehicles, property and more!
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Wow, that’s insane! I hope all is well with you. Glad I live on the highest point above sea level on Long Island’s north shore. We never get flooded here.

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Wow, all the best!
Did you knew it was coming?

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The Miller wrote:
Wow, all the best! Did you knew it was coming?

Fortunatly because of the Dam, the Army Corps of Engineers is able to give everyone a couple of days notice before opening the dam. Some of the people living on the creek areas don’t befit from this though because the creeks flash flood.

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Thank you for your video.  I know partially how it is to deal with water, but here were i live, water comes from below the ground, not from the rivers or such...I don't know how to explain but is mainly because of underground rivers, with the snow melting and the rain in places higher than where i live, such underground rivers increase level and then water emerge from the ground. Don't know if i made myself clear

 

It's different from a river or similar that comes out, more manageable i think, but won't let you sleep for months

In 2013 i was pulling out more or less real 1000 l/min  with 3 pumps (1x 600l/min + 1x 500l/min + 400 l/min) and i did it for 6 months, almost no sleep because in every moment something could have gone bad, pump failing, floats failing, sometimes when it rained the pumps had hard time copying with the water. Also lightnings could have engaged our differential circuit braker every time of the day and the night so the pumps would have stopped if we fell asleep and none of us would have noticed being submerged.

I measured that if i stopped the pumps the water rised about 1cm/sec...... few times i had to run like hell re-arming our circuit breaker because of the storms before the water rised.

Not to mention the elctrical bills suprassed greatly how much i earn in a month....:| Anyway our state gave us some releiving funds ...luckily

 

Later Took me several months to sleep in more than 10-30 mins sessions.

So when i see this kind of tragedy i immediately feel empathy.    Keep going people.....keep going...

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Is Silver Dollar City affected?

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Thanks for the video.Hope every one is safe.

There is a major river[Schuylkill] 2 miles away. I walk along it w/ Capo a few times a week[Schuylkill River Trail]. I have seen the water very high and sometimes the trail is impassable.

Where I live is several hundred feet higher in Elevation. So it would have to rain for 3 months before the water could ever reach my home! Others however are affected from time to time. The ones who obviously live along the river.

I feel very fortunate.Natural disasters are few and far between in Eastern,PA. I had a science teacher tell me about 40 years ago that the Appalachian Mts. protect us. He may be right! At my exact location there have been no floods/earth quakes higher then 3.0/tornadoes/mud slides/ forest fires/hurricanes,,,,,,,,you get the picture!

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ManWithoutShadow wrote:
Is Silver Dollar City affected?

Not that I’m aware of. At least they didn’t get swamped anyway. Many of the local state and city parks are near creeks which did get trashed though.
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Finally watched the video, good piece! It is clear now.

Well we know a little about water, lol:

February 2016, behind the old mill stone is a low wall (where the bamboo floats in the pic) with a drop behind it to the bottom of the usually empty mill steam.
Last Feb 2017 it was like normal, a 1.20 meter drop to the mill stream, early 2016 the water rose pretty high, whole front yard covered but the entrances are all a bit higher.

I closed up an old exit where in long distant past water used inside was dumped, had I not done that two rooms would have flooded (as happened a few times with the previous owners, who placd ther washing machine higher and pumped the water out in case of high water and accepted it. I was like, yeah right, for 1000 year there is a mill here and the oldest room keeps on flooding? No way the millers of the past would have allowed that, so I started looking and found that exit thing where by the looks of it (and how other old houses have things) probably used to be a sink made of a big block of granite elevating the exit to a safe level.

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That’s terrible—Around here Baton Rouge we know all about flooding—- Well over 150,000 homes and 200,000 cars affected here— Our thoughts will be with all affected—Hopefully the Federal Government treats the folks in Missouri better than they did here