May is usually one of the wettest months of year in Twin Falls averaging around 1.4" of total rainfall. As of Thursday, May 30th we've only seen six days with measurable rainfall. Here are the numbers:
The start of June looks to stay dry. Here are a few images of what models are showing over the next six days. (Green indicates precipitation chances)
Typically this is not what you want to see heading into fire season. Bureau of Land Management officials say they loosely base how active a fire season will be according to how much rain falls in May and June. However, we've had a good amount of snowpack this year so the fuels (grasses and shrubs) are still nice and moist. At this point the BLM says they don't expect an overly active fire season.
STILL - it would be nice to see some rain before my garden starts to look like this:
Meteorologist, Nick Kosir