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Saturated ground makes way for toppled trees

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David Edwards David Edwards
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Saturated ground from all this rain can cause trees to topple over.

D&D Tree service says it doesn't take long after heavy rain for trees to fall.

David Edwards says with so much rain recently, even healthy trees can come down.

"Field capacity is when the ground held all the water that it could hold. It will not absorb anymore, so any rain that comes after that is strictly run-off. 2.65 inches just recently. That's more than enough," said David Edwards.

Edwards also says anytime wind gust reach 40-miles an hour some trees are prone to fall.

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