It's usually on the dry side as they move into April, with low humidity and bright cloudless skies. But a high pressure system in the northeast Atlantic isn't in its normal location for this time of year, making conditions more humid and setting the stage for a chance of rain all the way through this Sunday. It's only a slight chance, in the 20 - 30% range, but it's there nonetheless, and you can feel it when you walk outside. And the rain is badly needed. Forecasters say it will take 2 years of above normal rain to get the region's water tables back where they belong.
Adapting to the damaging effects of climate change, plants are gradually moving to where temperatures are cooler, rainfall is greater, f...