Drought: A Look Back at Past 2 Years And Hope For Monday

So we had some more rain yesterday but according to the US Drought Monitor, this did not affect our drought status.  Last week we were listed in the moderate drought category, and we remain in the same category this week. So why does this keep happening? Why does it seem, every time it rains, it doesn’t seem to make much of a difference in putting a dent in the drought? Basically, it’s not raining often enough or hard enough to make up for the rainfall deficit. It’s true that over the past few weeks, we have received some beneficial rainfall…