By: Jeremy Linder, KLST News
2013 started just like any other year --- with the holidays behind us few thought they'd be seeing white four days into January.
Snow fell overnight covering the
Stacy Mercer, who lives in
Throughout the rest of winter rain became scarce at times, coming back for spring and the start of the severe weather season. The
No one was killed but strong winds tore the roof off blanket high school while a group of people prepared for a banquet.
By the end of August it looked like the
Flooding concerns canceled two area football games but the majority of the water fell south --- bringing most of the runoff into
October proved to be another good month for rain; this one falling in the right places. By mid month the
"We’ve been blessed with some rain this fall but when we look at underground water tables their still low and still dropping even with the rain." Said
In November the
By early December another round of winter weather hit with some places seeing an inch and a half of sleet and ice. This one canceled classes for several area schools and even the first day of Christmas at Old Fort Concho.
"We can’t open the soda today, because it freezes. The line freezes before we can even get the soda out of the spigot. That’s really put a damper."
Since then the