Our weeks long hot spell continues. It’s been a struggle keeping the vegetables and ornamentals watered. Temps in the upper 90’s every day.
The last time this happened was the summer of ’96. Then the winter of ’96-’97 brought the heaviest snow totals in decades – there’s a photo:at this page.
The “old-timers” often said that a hot summer was followed by a heavy winter. Now that we’re old-timers, I guess we could caution the younger folks to get their snow removal equipment in good shape.