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Nothin' but Blue Skies

What’s causing the dry weather and how does 2012 compare to other years?

July 21, 2012
By GLYNIS VALENTI - Staff Writer (gvalenti@timesleaderonline.com) , Times Leader

"I don't think we're ever going to see rain, ever again," Susan West lamented one Saturday. West is owner of Lone Oak Farms and director of the Ohio Valley Farmers Market. She and other Belmont County farmers were hopeful when a warm March provided an early spring and a head start on the growing season. Now, after the warm, dry winter and daily summer temperatures in the upper 80's and 90's, they are watching the results of their labors literally dry up.

 
 
 

 

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