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Plants brown in Bernalillo County, New Mexico
5/14/2018 12:17:16 PM

Plants & Wildlife
Bernalillo County, NM

Start Date: 5/12/2018 - End Date: 5/12/2018
The soil is dry and plants are brown except where water ponds; plants are growing there. Many beautiful cactus flowers are blooming. Voluntary water conservation is in effect with no water shortages. The National Forest has Stage II fire restrictions in effect which is one step short of closures. The last measurable precipitation (0.09 inch) was on March 28. Blowing dust occurs when the wind goes over 45 MPH. CoCoRaHS Report from Station #Albuquerque 5.0 ESE on 5/12/2018