Nature can replenish quickly what it has depleted. The weekend’s heavy rain offered a hint of this simple truth.
But only a hint. The weekend’s rain, as welcome and as substantial as it was, wasn’t the drought-busting stuff of Central Texans’ dreams. Absent periodic, significant rain over the next several months, the relief brought by the weekend’s rain will mark a temporary reprieve for lakes headed toward historic lows.
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