In South Dakota, the last five years have been a living hell. A five-year drought hurt farmers, fishing, resorters, and some communities who worried their drinking water would dry up.
The drought is now over.
In the movies, the people of South Dakota — some of them naked — would be running into the streets, dancing in the falling rain, hugging neighbors they hadn’t seen in years since they no longer went outside to mow lawns that were now dustbowls.
But in real life, one plague merely replaces the other.