I was celebrating a nice rain shower just a few days ago. It didn’t amount to much, but it knocked the temp down by 20°. Nice. Then I made the mistake of saying it didn’t even dent the drought. Me and my big mouth.
It rained today. Man, did it rain!! The skies opened up and it poured at the rate of an inch an hour all over the metro area, out across the eastern plains, and up into Wyoming. Streets flooded, cars got drowned out. Rush hour was a mess. I loved it. Especially since I didn’t have to be out in it.
The hitch is, you don’t break a drought with a storm like this. You need many days of long, soaking rains to do that. But it was a start. And tomorrow is supposed to be much the same.
Meantime, the picture above was on tonight’s local news. The location they mentioned is just a few blocks from my house. Somebody needs to tell that little guy you don’t hide from storms in … storm drains.