In advance of this weather system, clouds have started to move into southeastern Minnesota, giving us this beautiful sunset.
My garden is doing pretty good since I've started the daily waterings.
But the rest of my poor yard is really starting to look pretty sad.
The dark green vegetation right down in the front of this picture is weeds and the darker green strip in the open area above that is where the drain field for our septic system is located.
We haven't had any significant rainfall in our area for many weeks and tonight the news showed that our area has been upgraded to severe drought level. Farmers will also appreciate this rain as the crops are now at the critical stage where yields will be adversely affected due to lack of moisture.