Thanks Stacey-lovely rose-The rain is over and my house is not in a flood plain. No landslides or anything like that. We did have torrential rains though-sometimes it was as much as 2-3" an hour. Not fun to be out in. We had 1/2 of our yearly rain in 6 days.
"Thank you for the response/remarks. We once lost a large flowering cherry to snow load. The trunk was split 5 ways as all the branches went down. Now that was a TOTAL loss. Learn how to prune--the best ANGLE for a branch from a trunk makes it…"