News reports said the storm on December 31 dumped five inches of rain in a 24-hour period.
That’s equivalent to 135,771 gallons, or 563 tons, on a one-acre parcel.
The ranch covers 20 acres, for a total of 2.7 million gallons.
Your host spent most of the day cleaning drains and trenches to alleviate flooding.
The creek across the street, which drains a much larger area, was gushing.
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