Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

Red Flag Warning


Courtesy of Mike Heath

Above: A field experiencing drying out - due to the time of year.

Just in case you haven't noticed, it's been HOT the last several days. And it's only going to get worse. This is the time of year that everything dries out. We feel really good when we have plenty of rain in the spring and early summer, but every year the weather follows a similar trend. Mid-July to the end of August, maybe early September, it just turns hot and dry. Miserable you might say. Then those spring rains...well, they just provided fuel for fires when the vegetation dries out. The more rain, the more vegetation. Don't get me wrong, I want the spring rains and we need them desperat...

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