The wet weather that's blanketed the area for the past week has affected nearly everyone in some way or another.
One group of people most affected by inclement weather are high school athletic directors.
Rain can cause havoc to an athletic director's schedule. Rescheduling one game means contacting players, coaches, officials, bus drivers, game managers, score keepers and list of others.
So when I emailed several of our local ADs yesterday I wasn't sure if any would have time to respond.
But five of them took some time from their busy schedules to write back or call and tell me how the rain has impacted them and how they are handling it.
"We have done a good job of utilizing our practice fields and preserving our game fields for game days," said Lehighton AD Kyle Spotts, whose football team hosts Tamaqua Friday night. "The field workers have done a tremendous job prior to these storms and for them to be holding up this well is a testament to their work."
Area playing fields vary from wet to saturated to puddled as the the rain hasn't let up since Monday. Nearly all the ADs pointed out that grounds crews haven't been able to mow or line fields during the week.
"We need a dry day so we can get out and cut," said Northwestern athletic director Jason Zimmerman.
The weather impacts practice schedules as well as game schedules. At schools like Northwestern and Tamaqua, where there are three available gyms, teams can usually find s