This creek is normally 2'' deep. Yes, two inches.

Creeks taking charge in flash flooding.

Thank you mother nature for more flooding in 2009. Our sump pump was running constantly for three days straight. This is the creek behind our house in Atkins. Normally it is two inches deep and the neighborhood kids walk over it on two by fours. These pictures are from yesterday (8/27/09) and the current was so fast it sounded like a roller dam outside. Thanks for taking a look.

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