In regards to the Drought Level 1 status announced by the Commonwealth last week, which has in turn started our water conservation measures some background info on the reason we are in the early stages of drought. Meteorologist shares this via his @growingwisdom Twitter account:
"Here's a map for those who might think I am making a bigger deal about the soil moisture than need be. Most of southern New England's topsoil is in the lowest percentile compared to the average in the country. "
|Most of southern New England's topsoil is in the lowest percentile compared to the average in the country|
Shared from Twitter: https://twitter.com/growingwisdom/status/1526895964182700033
More drought information can be found at https://www.drought.gov/current-conditions