Contrary to popular belief, Texas has many natural lakes. The problem is that many of the lakes are so small (alright, dinky) or temporary that few would consider them real lakes.

What we haven’t had lately is rain. That problem has been corrected with the beginning of the spring rains and storms. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex has officially received over 5 inches of rain in the past two days. Water is everywhere…even if only for a little while.

It's raining!


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2 responses »

  1. I remember driving in rain last spring thinking it seemed so strange! It had been years! We are grateful to have overflowing lakes in north Texas!

    • Amen! After so many years of low lake levels, it’s wonderful to be able to release some of the water of the lakes to downstream. The trees and grass and wildflowers are all as grateful, I’m sure!

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