Cool in the Shade May 24, 2023 - 00:00 Posted in: Opinions As I write this, rainfall has brought out the green we sorely missed most of last year. But I find it hard to anticipate that this relief will be long term. As we know the rain deficit in our area has been extremely severe - not just due to lower rainfall amounts but from high temperatures along with strong drying winds. With the return of El Nino quite likely this year, the possibly of even higher temperatures than usual will add to our electrical needs and accelerate stress on the natural world we all depend upon.As is widely acknowledged, it ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!