Rainy autumn helps region recover, fight off drought
A woman shields herself from the rain at Village Pointe Shopping Center on Monday. Experts say the rain will help fight drought and build soil moisture.
Posted: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 12:00 am
The rainy fall is helping the landscape recover from drought — and laying the foundation for improved conditions next spring.
“Right now, you couldn't order a more perfect scenario for getting soil moisture built up,” said Al Dutcher, Nebraska's state climatologist.
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Tuesday, October 15, 2013 12:00 am.