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A stalk of wheat lies on dry, cracked soil. (credit: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Climatologists Hold North Texas Drought Forum

State and federal climatologists are hosting a public forum on Tuesday to discuss the persistent drought that has afflicted the Southern Plains states since 2011.

06/24/2014

Woodland Trust Inspect Trees For Signs Of Ash Dieback Disease

Mayors To Vote On Climate Change Resolution

U.S. mayors gathered in Texas will decide whether to endorse a call for cities to use nature to fight the effects of climate change.

06/23/2014

Farming Drought

Study Links California Drought To Global Warming

A scientist at Texas Tech University calls a new study “promising” that may connect weather extremes to man-made global warming.

04/24/2014

A severe drought has caused a number of dry-land (non-irrigated) crops in Texas to fail. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Drought Plaguing Texas Has Eased

The browning of Texas slowed over the past few months as near normal spring and summer rainfall eased the grip of a persistent drought, especially in the eastern half of the state.

12/04/2013

A file photo shows the sun shining on a hot day. (credit: Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Texas Provides Clues To Climate Change Impact

Want to see what happens when the impacts of climate change are felt? Well, just look at Texas, some scientists say.

04/08/2013

The dry banks of a river are pictured on July 14, 2010. (credit: ROBERT MICHAEL/AFP/Getty Images)

Chunks Of Texas Drop Back Into Severe Drought

A dry winter has dropped chunks of Texas, including large metro areas such as Houston and Fort Worth, back into severe forms of drought, raising concerns for wildfires and the health of tree farms.

11/30/2012

A Near Average October, But Dry

October 2012 is in the books and was fairly tame compared to some months before.  Our average temperature worked out to be pretty close to average.  The average temp in 2012 was 67°.  The 30-year […]

11/01/2012

A sign at an Exxon gas station in Miami, Florida. (credit: Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Exxon CEO Brushes Off Climate & Energy Fears

Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson says that fears about climate change, drilling, and energy dependence are overblown.

06/27/2012

Farming Drought

Experts: Texas Drought Effects Will Linger After Rains

The economic impact of a historic drought that has parched Texas and other parts of the Southwest will be felt for years, with ripple effects spreading nationwide as agriculture damage adds to increases in food prices.

03/22/2012

2011: An Impressive Year Of Weather Extremes

The National Climatic Data Center recently issued their annual report for 2011 and developed this fantastic graphic off all the weather highlights across the Untied States last year. For the United States as a whole, […]

02/09/2012

A severe drought has caused a number of dry-land (non-irrigated) crops in Texas to fail. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

DFW Area No Longer In Drought

The U.S. Drought Monitor has reclassified the DFW area as being not in drought for the first time since July.

02/02/2012

Unusually Warm January About To Wrap Up

The most popular question asked of meteorologists today is “will we see any REAL winter weather this year?”  Of course, we still have February to navigate through, but if January is any indication (which it’s […]

01/30/2012

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