I Was In a Flood

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 56 People

    The Great San Marcos Flood of 1998

    In October of 1998 I was living in a house outside of San Marcos.  We got 30 inches of rain in 24 hours in Hays county where San Marcos is.  I woke up that morning and my roommate had a police scanner.  We knew something was going on as there were a lot of calls...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton
    41-45, M
    8 Responses Jun 19, 2007

    I Was In a Flood In 2004

    I live in PA and my Mom and I never thought we would be involved in a flood, but we turned out to be wrong. In September of 2004, our house was engulfed by a flood that resulted from Hurricane Ivan. There is a large creek that is like 4 blocks down from us which flooded. We...
    alwaysalone alwaysalone
    22-25, F
    Jun 19, 2008

    They Opened The Floodgates

    May 15, 2011      Because of torrential rainfall in the midwestern United States the Mississippi River is at extremely high level and has already flooded many areas.    A massive structure that maintains an eastward bend of the Mississippi River has opened its floodgates...
    Cliffside Cliffside
    51-55, M
    May 15, 2011

    My First Major Flood.

      About 20 Dec 1955, in Humboldt Co., California.   At the time this story took place, I was almost 8 years old. After a week or so of torrential rainfall, the Eel River began a dramatic rise.     About 4:45 pm, after my father got off work at the...
    Myer13 Myer13
    61-65, M
    May 17, 2010

    Some pics of last night

    and this morning (it was freaking scary)
    aloysia aloysia
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 11, 2014

    It Can Happen Anywhere

    Years ago, the rains came, and the rains stayed. I lived in the Valley then, but my house was on a hill, and me and my neighbors commented that if WE flooded, then the whole town would be in trouble. We said it lightly because we REALLY thought we were safe and our homes were...
    deleted deleted
    Sep 21, 2009

    When Will It End?

    I can't wait to see what its like in the morning. Probably most of the city'll be under at least a foot of water. We've already got three feet though where I live!! It hasn't stopped raining now for a good seven hours or so. Although it's just stopped, it looks like it's going to...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    Jan 17, 2008
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