The forecast said 50-70% chance of showers and thunderstorms. It started on Saturday afternoon and did not stop, not even for a few minutes, until sometime in the wee hours of Monday morning. Never worse than a pale yellow on the radar, it persisted like a four year old asking for dessert.
Rain and cooler temps can be a lethal mixture for a clutch of bobwhite chicks. Fortunately we're probably still incubating any early breeders, at least the ones that didn't float away.
Ever Google "blueprints for an ark"?