|"I reckon we done got ourselves a new record!"|
On Wednesday, the temperature in Laredo again reached the century mark. It was the 117th time this year the mercury hit 100 degrees or above, an all-time record. Naturally, our own Heatwave Behrler was all smiles with the new record. Actually, the old record was 115 days in 1998 so we had already set a new record just a couple of days ago.
Of course, there is no rain in the immediate forecast. With the exception of a few recent showers, the prolonged record-drought continues. No wonder so many "lawns" in Laredo are now mere patches of dirt with a blade of grass here and there.