"How high's the water Momma?"
All day, the kids and I discussed the readings, what was happening in the watershed and the inherent difficultly of acurately predicting the weather. There was a measure of fear as it is an unknown for us- but it was also an opportunity to help them focus on what's important, what can they do to help themselves feel empowered, and discuss what the plan is in the event we need to leave.
In the end, we had a bit of water around the barn, but nothing to write home about. So, as the old Johnny Cash song goes- "How high's the water Momma?"......." 13.49 feet and Lowerin'......Thank you Lord".