The Eastern New Mexico News - Serving Clovis, Portales and the Surrounding Communities

By David Stevens

How 'bout respect for the rain?


There’s always a better way to do something.

Let’s talk about measuring rainfall.

Last Sunday night at my house, there was a great lightning show, complete with window-rattling claps of thunder.

The weather station a few blocks away reported...

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Reader Comments

Cheno Moreno writes:

Great article David..

Steve Gershon writes:

I for one don't care how we measure the water as long as we get it. Here in Curry county we need about 2 foot of rain daily, how much per acre is that? Sounds like a lot when you say 83,000 plus per acre but we must remember one corn field uses about 25% more per acre and one dairy is consuming about off the top of my head a 1000% or more every hour. Moral lets all pray for a miracle amount to serve us all to our homes, if not the homes go dry and we have great corn and milk.


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