The drought has been going on for about 7 years now in this area and I am getting sick of it. Continually worrying about the moisture, cattle, grass and the future of farming gets to a person after a while. Well I see the NOAA has come out with its <a href="http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/expert_assessment/season_drought.gif">new drought outlook</a> and it still calls for drought, but with some improvement in conditions in my area. I don't want improvement in the drought conditions. I want to see the drought over.<br />n<!–more–><br />nThe Climate Prediction Center (CPC) is calling for a <a href="http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/predictions/long_range/lead01/off01_temp.gif">cool spring</a> here with <a href="http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/predictions/long_range/lead01/off01_prcp.gif">normal amounts of moisture</a>. They might be right on everything they are saying then. If it stays cool and we get a normal amount of moisture there should be a little improvement on the drought situation. I want to see big improvements though. Boy, I am beginning to sound like I am whining so I had better quit talking about the drought now. I hate people that whine. <br />n<br />n<b>It takes a genius to whine appealingly. F. Scott Fitzgerald</b>