The second week of June and we are already having scorching weather. My St. Augustine in already starting to be crunchy. Some rain would be nice, just to green things up around here.
Usually it is not this hot until the end of July, but it has been bad this year. First the freezes that froze most of our tropical plants and palms even though they were covered. It was so bad they closed the bay for fishing. I guess it gives the fishermen an edge.
Then it went straight from the freezer into the frying pan with no rain in between. It feels like a huge sauna with a huge blow dryer blowing on you all day long on high. This is the third worst drought Texas has had since 1895, and it is just starting.
In our area we are in an extreme drought. We have been in a burn ban since before December. If we don’t get some tropical moisture soon this is going to be a long hot summer.