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Re: California's Drought

Post  sanderson on 10/17/2016, 3:16 am

If you are done with that cloud, you can push it on down the mountains!

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Post  Kelejan on 10/17/2016, 11:41 am

I have a very big cloud that I would love to give you.  It stretches from horizon to horizon and it is leaking very badly at the moment.
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Post  trolleydriver on 10/17/2016, 12:38 pm

@Kelejan wrote:I have a very big cloud that I would love to give you.  It stretches from horizon to horizon and it is leaking very badly at the moment.
You are so funny KJ. 


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Post  Kelejan on 10/21/2016, 12:45 am

Just finished watching a documentary hosted by David Suzuki about California's drought.

I feel for you,  It really brought it  home to me  the plight that you are in.Perhaps I will not joke about our leaking clouds and sending them to you. but I sure wish I could even out things for everyone in the world.
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Post  sanderson on 10/21/2016, 3:56 am

We have to joke about it, or we would cry.

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Post  countrynaturals on 10/21/2016, 11:29 am

The new drought monitor came out yesterday, and it shows that the northwest corner of the state is now officially out of the drought. The borderline is about 20 miles northwest of us. They're predicting 6 days of rain in our area, starting Sun/Mon. Fingers crossed that will pull us out, too.  geek
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Post  Kelejan on 10/21/2016, 7:37 pm

My fingers will be crossed you as well.
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Post  countrynaturals on 10/24/2016, 11:33 am

Is this not absolutely the most beautiful 10 day forecast you've ever seen in your whole entire life?  I love you

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Post  sanderson on 10/24/2016, 12:44 pm

Happy for you

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Post  countrynaturals on 10/24/2016, 1:23 pm

@sanderson wrote:  Happy for you
Aren't you getting it, too? Shocked
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Post  sanderson on 10/27/2016, 2:24 am

Should be getting some tomorrow, Thursday. Fingers crossed. Who else in CA is expecting rain?

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Post  sanderson on 10/28/2016, 3:55 am

0.2" today, all gentle rain.

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Post  countrynaturals on 10/28/2016, 10:33 am

@sanderson wrote:Should be getting some tomorrow, Thursday.  Fingers crossed.  Who else in CA is expecting rain?
We're expecting 4 more days of it. Drought Monitor extended the "no drought" line northeast of us, but we're still in the "Abnormally Dry" area. We're going to break the record for the wettest October ever, so I'm sure? that next week we'll be completely clear of all drought conditions (please, please  bounce ).
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Post  audrey.jeanne.roberts on 10/28/2016, 11:04 am

Nice soaking rain all night.  We only need about 50-100 more of these kinds of nights!
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Post  Yardslave on 10/28/2016, 1:33 pm

Drip system is OFF for the second time this year. If it weren't raining outside, I'd be out on the lawn doing backflips hyper hyper hyper hyper hyper hyper
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Post  audrey.jeanne.roberts on 10/31/2016, 9:36 pm

My local friend's weather station showed 1.78" from this storm, doing the happy "rain" dance Laughing
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Post  countrynaturals on 11/1/2016, 12:54 pm

@audrey.jeanne.roberts wrote:My local friend's weather station showed 1.78" from this storm, doing the happy "rain" dance Laughing
cheers I can't wait to see this week's drought monitor.
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Post  countrynaturals on 11/3/2016, 4:47 pm

NO MORE DROUGHT FOR OUR AREA! The white area in the upper left corner is drought-free! I live in the lower right corner of that section. Last week we were still yellow (abnormally dry). 2 years ago, we were that awful dark red (exceptional drought). Last year we moved up to "severe." Now we're completely FREE! Sadly, our good fortune hasn't moved down to the rest of the state, but maybe their luck will improve soon, too. Sad
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Post  Kelejan on 11/5/2016, 3:13 pm

CC, happy for you and your area, and I also hope for more white and lighter colours to spread throughout California.
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Post  countrynaturals on 11/5/2016, 11:42 pm

@Kelejan wrote:CC, happy for you and your area, and I also hope for more white and lighter colours to spread throughout California.
Much better than last year.

WOW! I just copied this to the clipboard and pasted it here. What a cool feature. cheers
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Post  sanderson on 11/6/2016, 2:22 am

How is "drought" decided? I live in the "boot," at the top of the foot. Audrey lives in the "toe" area. I took this photo July 13, 2014 and things look the same now:

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Post  has55 on 11/6/2016, 8:30 am

With a drought that severe i everything just brown and unprotected like that picture? Not talking about gardening. Is the water prices high?
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Post  No_Such_Reality on 11/6/2016, 10:52 am

No, that's a fallow farm field in the semi-arid central valley.  A 1/2 mile down the road there might be a vineyard, corn rows or fruit orchard.

On a drive last spring from the foothills towards the coast, I saw fields like that with dust devils blowing on them while the field across the road is planting a new orchard.  It all boils down to who has water rights and allocation and the giant political game of winners and losers.

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