How soon the monsoon?

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How soon the monsoon?

Southwest’s drought savior likely at least 2 weeks away
Florida Mesa farmers who use irrigation water from Lemon Reservoir, such as Joel Craig at Craig Limousin Ranch, likely will have water turned off early in July.
“We really are blessed with all that pure mountain water,” rancher Bob Witt said while eyeing the San Juan Mountains north of his Ignacio-area homestead. Witt’s knee-deep alpha grass relies on King Ditch water supplied by Vallecito Reservoir.
Joel Craig checks for any moisture in his fields at Craig Limousin Ranch. Monsoons could give the ranch a second cutting of hay.
The seasonal monsoon rains, which weather forecasters say are probably at least two weeks away, could bring relief to Southwest Colorado’s parched earth.
Southwest Colorado farmers hope that seasonal monsoon rains arrive soon and make a second cutting of hay possible.

How soon the monsoon?

Florida Mesa farmers who use irrigation water from Lemon Reservoir, such as Joel Craig at Craig Limousin Ranch, likely will have water turned off early in July.
“We really are blessed with all that pure mountain water,” rancher Bob Witt said while eyeing the San Juan Mountains north of his Ignacio-area homestead. Witt’s knee-deep alpha grass relies on King Ditch water supplied by Vallecito Reservoir.
Joel Craig checks for any moisture in his fields at Craig Limousin Ranch. Monsoons could give the ranch a second cutting of hay.
The seasonal monsoon rains, which weather forecasters say are probably at least two weeks away, could bring relief to Southwest Colorado’s parched earth.
Southwest Colorado farmers hope that seasonal monsoon rains arrive soon and make a second cutting of hay possible.
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