Saturday, August 13, 2011

Conserving water and power a must during a drought

We got some rain last night. But .34 is not enough to end the drought in this side of the country. Because of this extreme heat, residents in Texoma are asked to conserve energy also to prevent a power outage or mandatory rolling blackouts.
Hurricane Don was a disappointment., only hitting the coastal areas of Texas. There was a gust front, or an outflow boundary a storm-scale or mesoscale boundary separating thunderstorm-cooled air (outflow) from the surrounding air; similar in effect to a cold front, with passage marked by a wind shift and usually a drop in temperature and a related pressure jump. While this did cooled us off for a few hours as the rains came down in Southwest Oklahoma, it was only a temporary situation, because we still have daily heat advisories during extremely hot days and still in need of a lot of rain.

For the complete article, go here:
http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/8309181/conserving_water_and_power_a_must_during.html

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