NORTH TEXAS -- We all know how hot it's been around here lately... And not just hot - hot and DRY. Believe it or not, apart from some isolated showers, it's been over forty days since nature's sprinkler has come on around here.
But the meteorologists - and the clouds - are telling us that's about to change. That's right, it's gonna rain, y'all.
That rain couldn't be more welcome in North Texas. Not only has the sun turned green into brown everywhere you look, but 133 Texas counties are under a burn ban, since all that brown stuff is a fire hazard. Yikes!
Hopefully the rain will help with that - and the color - before we have to bust out our green lawn paint.
And the next few months could be really wet... Experts expect an especially-strong El Nino to peak this fall or winter. So we may have all the water we can handle.
Hey, at least this year has shown us just how much water our lakes and rivers can take!