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    SLAM and rainy forecast

    I was doing research here and didnt see any info on how a rainy forecast effects your pool while SLAMming. Tomorrow when i plan to strat the forecast is ok, but Sunday we may get 1/2 an inch of rain. Any ideas?
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    Re: SLAM and rainy forecast

    Long as it doesn't turn out to be 4 1/2 inches you'll be fine.
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    Re: SLAM and rainy forecast

    Thanks Woodyp.
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    Re: SLAM and rainy forecast

    That might add 175 or so gallons to your pool. Not much in the grand scheme. If anyone tells you Rain is a huge influence on your pool, all you have to do is show them the numbers.

    Not sure of your dimensions, but a good guess in your pool is about 350-400 gallons per inch of water down to where it begins to slope.

    That's roughly a 1% change per inch of rain, so you can see it isn't much.
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