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Drought – Not

Spring and early summer have been good so far this year. It has been unusually cool and wet. The numbers haven’t been extreme. We have seen months at 125% of the average. The wettest, June, was 150%. We can’t say … Continue reading

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The Warm Spell

After the snow and the cold snap, we have cycled into a warm spell. Looking at that picture, would you believe I live in a desert? It’s not only warm here, it’s also wet. Everything is sodden and dripping, but … Continue reading

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The Cold Snap

That was the cold snap. Minus fourteen the first night, following a biting north wind that froze our doorknob on that side. Temperatures hovering near that mark for a couple of days, not changing much between day and night. Much … Continue reading

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The Snow

Here’s the snow that was forecast, along with some wind. North of us are snow plows working hard, snowblowers roaring in driveways, cars that look like white humps in the snow. Here you can clear the driveway with one hand … Continue reading

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Drought Over

It’s quite a change from last spring when streams and rivers were running low and we were being warned of drought conditions. Now the map is almost all green, indicating “normal” conditions. A wet September — more than 25% over … Continue reading

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