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Give it two months... Mother Nature hates a vacuum.
There is a two month difference between the time of year these pics were taken, a lot can happen in that time span...
Drought isn't an enemy of mankind nor is it a consequence of mankind. Man didn't evolve to live in a desert except in 1 specific place. 99% of us didn't come from that place.
I'd be happy to export some of our winter snow.