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Flooding west of Atlanta (Paulding County, etc)

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  • Flooding west of Atlanta (Paulding County, etc)

    Is everyone west of Atlanta ok? Chocomare - are you out there? Who else is out that way? Hopefully everyone is on high enough ground and is safe.

    West of Atlanta has received a foot of rain since yesterday and the schools are closed today. There's a mud slid not too far from Stone Mountain!

  • #2
    I'm considering building an ark, but so far, we're ok.

    Glad I snuck in a quick ride early a.m. on Saturday because a friend and I spent the rest of it digging a drainage trench from in front of the back paddock run-in stalls out to a drainage easement. Seemed to be working well when I fed last night during a brief lull in the rain.

    I'm waiting to hear from my co-boarder as to whether the stalls flooded or not

    SpotnNotFarm's stalls did flood... she's in Carrollton.

    I have Dr. Heidi, the chiro, scheduled to come tomorrow night. Sure hope she can still make it!
    <>< Sorrow Looks Back. Worry Looks Around. Faith Looks Up! -- Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it.


    • #3
      Oh and that loffly farm on Due West Road is underwater too - PIC link-Photo 14
      <>< Sorrow Looks Back. Worry Looks Around. Faith Looks Up! -- Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it.


      • #4
        We had 4.2 inches of rain in 2.5 hours - washed out the road to the barn worse than I've ever seen it.
        a 501(c)3 organization helping 501(c)3 equine rescues


        • #5
          Flooded Atlanta COTHer looking for help

          see this thread in H-J



          • Original Poster

            I just heard Huntcliff stables is being evacuated. Not surprising as it's right on the river. I grew up in Huntcliff and saw the stable road under water more than once.


            • #7
              West Cobb-Villa Rica Road -- Barn Flooded
              <>< Sorrow Looks Back. Worry Looks Around. Faith Looks Up! -- Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it.


              • #8
                We are on high ground with great run off in our pastures. We are very lucky the way this property is built. Schools were cancelled here also in Gwinnett because of the flooding. Daughter was happy needless to say. Its about to slam us again, after over 9 inches last night and the are predicting another 4 for us today, no to mention whats coming tonight. This is crazy, I've never seen it like this. Well gotta go get the horses back in the stalls before the next big storm wave comes
                Horses aren't our whole life, but makes our life whole


                • #9
                  We are ok in Winston but most all the bridges are out, there is only one way in to the barn now and friends of mine (and our BO) are trapped in their houses because the bridges are out all over. Lamberts Stables on the other side of the (collapsed) bridge is inundated and they are in dire straits looking for the nephew of the owner who may have drowned.

                  Member Appaloosa lovers clique


                  • #10
                    are your reservoirs filled up yet?
                    Nothing says "I love you" like a tractor. (Clydejumper)

                    The reports states, “Elizabeth reported that she accidently put down this pony, ........, at the show.”


                    • #11
                      Does anyone know if Senoia is flooded?
                      Debbie Hanson


                      • #12
                        Don't know about Senoia yet, but a lot of horse farms are over on Puckett Rd in Emerson and that road is out. Pumpkinvine Creek is way high. I wonder how 3 Bears farm on Paga Mine is doing. Mine are ok, and they are in Paulding county, but on high ground.
                        Has anyone heard from Dakota Wyatt or HoneyB?

                        She may not have changed the stars from their courses, but she loved a good man, and she rode good horses….author unknown


                        • #13
                          This has been such a depressing day. Thankfully my horses are fine. We had flooded stalls and 4 wet bales of hay but that is it. Sadly my community did not do as well. The school where I teach has flooded classrooms, my neighbors dog died, there is a missing child and my friends beloved horse is currently missing. I have heard of some others who had missing horses but they were found. Prayers to everyone.


                          • #14
                            Dakotawyatt is fine, I just spoke with her. she is out in Bartow county and they have been spared so far.
                            Never Ride Faster Than Your Guardian Angel Can Fly
                            Way Back Texas~04/20/90-09/17/08
                            Green Alligator "Captain"


                            • #15
                              Thanks for checking in on us last night Ginger Fortunately all the horses are high and dry.

                              I know of three nice farms on Macland Road in Powder Springs that were under 6 feet of water (right at Poplar Springs Road) The cattle & horse grounds on Villa Rica Road in west Cobb were totally flooded

                              LMH is ok, although she lost several fences around her pastures.

                              SBT is ok, too. Westbrooke has a creek that runs right through the middle of the farm, but no barns flooded. They just lost a lot of fencing, the dressage arena and part of a bridge.
                              <>< Sorrow Looks Back. Worry Looks Around. Faith Looks Up! -- Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it.


                              • #16
                                Willowbrook/Leslie Olsen have had some major flooding I just heard. Karen's horse Rico is missing and they have one other horse who has died. Jingles!

                                Member Appaloosa lovers clique