I've been refilling the goldfish pond juts a bit. Two leopard frogs in there.
The horse chestnut tree has more blossoms than last year!
The mornings have been cloudy, but the clouds break up. We are desperately needing rain. It was around 30 C. May 28th. The back lawn looks as if it was August, dry and brown.
May 25The garden is planted. I'd love some rain, as would many others on well water. What do you think? Rain in 12 minutes?! It didn't happen! Not very accurate!
Ottawa weatherman, Ian Black, reports that they have only had 32% of their normal amounts for May.
Sadly, we haven't had much rain. Just a sprinkle here and there. This isn't good. There was 166 mm last May. Some cloud cover, but no significant rains. Only, 0.09 " a few days ago.
May 14Still many fires, three in Muskoka. We need rain.
Fire hot spots in Canada May 12, 2016
May 11 A gorgeous day to put out laundry!
The fires in Fort McMurray have begun to get under control. In the meantime, south of the Great Lakes, there are heavy rains, thunderstorms, and tornadoes.
At least two people died on Monday in weather so violent that forecasters declared a “tornado emergency” for communities in the path of one of the twisters. The Storm Prediction Center said 23 tornadoes were reported across five states.
May 10 cold temperatures hovering at zero overnight.
May 7We haven't had much rain, I don't think. Previous May rainfall has been 166 mm (2014), 117 in 2013. We had 7mm last night, 13mm this first week of May (~0.5"). It is a cold morning, too, at only 5 C.
May 1st Cloudy