Rainfall could be costly for farmers - Typically one of the busiest weekends for pumpkin picking, might be one of the slowest this year.
"It was a daily soap opera," says April Gast, who runs Gast Family Farms. "I would come out and look and the leaves would be a different color."
Gast says she's been glued to local weather reports, hoping she can forecast what business might be on upcoming weekends.
"We plant these in June," she says of the family's pumpkin patch. "We put all of our effort into them, and we only have five weekends to sell. So everyday, it's crucial."
Gast Family Farms opened their doors a couple of years ago, so they're hoping off and on downpours aren't too costly for business. Gast says too much rain could keep away customers and affect the crops.
"This pumpkin right here, the ones that are sitting up in the field, they will absorb the water and sometimes that will promote rot through the stem," she says.
Before the rain started, Gast was busy covering up the hay and prepping for wet days ahead.
"It makes my heart drop. You kind of hope for something different, you're not going to change it, so you've got to make the best of it."
Now, she's hoping customers see the bright side of the slosh and muck.
"I feel that creating different kind of memories as a child sticks with you as an adult. So, being able come out to a pumpkin patch in not the typical beautiful sunny day, it's fun," she says.
She's hoping people gear up in their old clothes ready to get dirty, and take advantage of more family fun pouring in.
Gast Family Farms opens at 10 a.m.. Saturday.
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