is your area part of the drought?

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    we are lucky...knock on wood......we are having rain daily nearly.....i feel for those in the drought areas

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    Interactive: Mapping The U.S. Drought : NPR


    so how are you faring...i have had to haul water before...i know how miserable water shortages are...

    pics welcome if you have them
     
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    I'm glad to hear you are doing well Bones
    We have had rain all month long and almost everyday too.
    Dang! :( Gotta go and get new batteries for the camera.
    Can't do it until tomorrow.
     
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    Yeah big time. haven't seen a decent rain in weeks.
    Was in Asheville last week- lovely green colors like real green stuff.
     
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    SW Illinois has been totally baked. We've had less than 2" of rain in the last 2 months. We're finally supposed to get storms today and tomorrow, but it's too late for the corn and beans. The crops have been destroyed, and some farmers have already started plowing them under.
     
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    I'm just across the mountain from you, bones. The first part of the summer was dry, but we've had quite a bit of rain lately.
     
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    A couple times a week, I see a big storm on the radar heading straight for us then... poof, it slides to the south. It's gettin' scary. The grass is long dormant (I hope not dead) but we keep the new plantings watered. Too much invested in the landscaping to let it go.
     
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    Yep in the drought.

    The drought is obvously the result of homosexual activity and god punishing us.
     
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    Western Virginia is doing fine. The corn is high, the ponds are full and the streams look good. I'm sorry about the "heartland" but this year Virginia farmers should make a killing.
     
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    I live in the friggin' desert, what do you think?
     
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    now now hj......seems most of the country is living in a desert right now....

    sad sight to see farmers turn crops under....and i wonder how many just want replant....


    hay prices are stable here....i always hope that is a truth....when hay prices go up...people ditch horses etc
     

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