We had one of those pop ups just appear to our south just the other side of our cattle property and then track the 30 miles to where we live and then on up your way. Here at home we got 1” in 6 minutes! I suspect the cattle farm got something similar but I will have to check the gauge. The 2 weeks of rain gave us 2.1” total here at home and more than that down at the cattle farm. I really do feel for what you guys are going through. Even here in Oklahoma there are a lot of places just like where you are out further west of here. Hay will be a problem for many this year againWell, the two weeks of monsoon is drawing to a close, tomorrow. So far we’ve reached a whopping total of little less than an inch at our property and the in-laws farm. Soon a high will be settling in over us and we’re looking at more arid weather for the remainder of May. Haven’t really even thought about food plots for a while; most years, maintenance would be on mind, that’s a ridiculous joke this year. It’s beginning to feel like I’ll never see another lush clover plot the rest of my life, feels like we live in an AstroTurf world right now, the green that is around is fake and won’t last.
When it does decide to rain this is what happens. A real widespread soaking rain just doesn’t happen anymore, it’s these dinky pop up cells that do drop a lot of rain on a very isolated area in a short amount of time. There are tons of places within 50 miles that got well over 3” the last two weeks. While their neighbors down the road get nothing. It’s pouring at our house right now. Where our family DESPERATELY needs rain 14 miles away……nothing.
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