If the idea of only “moderate to severe drought” gives you a sense of relief, …. you might live in New Mexico.
By: Jorge Torres, KOB Eyewitness News 4
For the first time since early April, a part of the state is officially drought free.
Shawn Bennett from the National Weather Service says that a section along the southern border of New Mexico, which includes Doña Ana, Otero, and Eddy counties, is considered not in drought.
Another interesting note: the Pecos River received most of the water that it would usually get from a winter snow-melt this September alone!
Although the rain has been great, we still need more since the majority of the state is still in a moderate to severe drought.
For my friends who are suffering through a prolonged winter, I thought I would share a photo of spring for you to enjoy.
Here is that same photo that I posted yesterday, but presented very over dramatically this time.
When I clicked the auto-tuning button yesterday, Picasa automatically normalized the light levels. Continue reading
Dust, sun, wind, rain… must be spring!