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Post  elliephant on 5/14/2011, 9:23 am

http://www.weather.com/outlook/weather-news/news/articles/drought-exceptional-south_2011-05-12

We got about 15 minutes of rain on Thursday, which was quite the event. The kids were out there with their umbrellas from the first drop to the last.

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Re: Thought y'all might be interested "Exceptional Drought" article

Post  BackyardBirdGardner on 5/14/2011, 11:22 am

My grandfather used to tell a joke from west Texas....

Tourist: It seems quite dry out here. How much rain y'all get on average?
Local: Sir, we get about 8 inches per year.
Tourist: Is that all?
Local: Yup, but you should be here the day we get it!


I can also give you another Murphy's Law.... I bet you I know where the slowest moving hurricane of 2011 makes landfall.

I remember a few years back, Lake Lanier, near Atlanta was going dry. It's not in the news anymore due to tropical seasons. Lake LBJ, I think, was running really dry a few years before that.

Mother Nature.....eventually....fixes all. You just have to be there the day they get it.
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