Though not yielding the hail that some weather outlets predicted, today’s skies are letting loose a steady precipitous stream. Thanks for that, up there. As with the drizzling early last week, commuters soggy and unhappy this morning. Let’s all keep it in perspective, though — April Showers and all that. Did you notice how the trees had finally greened up on Thursday after the rain abetted? This weekend is looking like a ridiculous sun-splosion: 86* high and sunny on Saturday?! Happy birthday to ME indeed!!
Since yesterday, we’ve gotten about an inch (National Weather Service reporting 1.04 inches at Dulles) of much needed nature-juice. And for all of you working on your victory gardens around the region, these days mean nourishment for those little plant-lets (the outdoors ones, anyhow).