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Yep. Saw the lightening, then heard the thunder! shockedlaugh Sheesh, now I've seen it all!

I think it rained like 2 inches in a half hour period. Is this something I should be concerned getting my medium sized fishouse of the lake? I know cold is coming wed, thurs, and Friday... But is it safe to be on the lake with almost same temps for tomorrow?

It was 14 inches of ice yesterday when I left last night. I haven't been out today.

What say you guys?

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I got caught out on Washington once the 1st week in January in a lightning storm probably 8 to 10 years ago. I was fishing after dark and at first thought I was seeing vehicle lights flashing across my portable windows and then realized it was lightning! I had walked out almost a mile from the landing and had to pull my portable with my daughter in it all the way back to the landing with the lightning flashing overhead. No good!!

As far as your house goes I wouldn't worry about it falling through but you probably want to get it up out of the water before it freezes again or you will have a time getting it out of the ice.

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Right now I've got the house under 2x4's under it. I'm just hoping its high enough.

Does anybody know how much rain we got? I can't access to my house till tomorrow, cuz of work.

Are there other people who still have their houses on their lakes? How does it look? Would like to know how the rain water sits on top of ice, ice conditions, conditions of their houses on the lake, etc.

My house is on Reeds lake.

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You'll be fine. There was hardly any water standin g on the lake yesterday. I measured with a slush buster and the ice was well over 15" on a bigger lake.

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The rain was nuts lastnight. My 3 yr old daughter could have won an olympic gold with how fast she ran out of her room screaming after that one BIG boomer. Funny because my wife just told her the other day that it doesn't thunder in the winter. lol.

As far as your house goes, you should be fine. Hope most of the guys with the crank downs are moving theirs a bit with all the water before the cold snap.

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Right now I've got the house under 2x4's under it. I'm just hoping its high enough.

Just do us all a favor and chip those blocks out when you leave.

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