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

Texans Asked To Share Drought Photos

State agencies dealing with the lingering Texas drought have invited people to share their photographs online through Flickr, Twitter, Instagram and other social media platforms.

08/05/2013

Rising Temperatures, Falling Lake Levels

Temperatures are still on the rise, but our lake levels could use some help.   The three major water districts for the DFW area falling in their capacity.  The Tarrant Regional Water District is down […]

CBS 11–07/30/2013

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Warmer Temperatures Are Coming To North Texas

July started off a little bit cooler than normal, but this week we have a chance of getting above 100° again. Currently, we have a high pressure system to our west that is bringing warm temperatures […]

CBS 11–07/08/2013

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As Rain Chances Leave, Summer Settles In

Although we have had a few rounds of much needed rain, that is all about to come to an end as the first official day of summer begins tomorrow. SUMMER SOLSTICE The Summer Solstice will […]

CBS 11–06/20/2013

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

How Low Lake Capacity Has Fallen In 1 Year

The lack of rain has taken a toll on lake levels. The latest numbers comparing the capacity of area water reservoirs is not promising.

06/13/2013

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

State Announces Online ‘Water Source’ Drought Tool

Texans still recovering from the devastating 2011 drought have an online tool for information on water supplies and disaster assistance.

06/11/2013

Sprinklers water the lawns at a housing development. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Tarrant County Water Restrictions Now In Effect

North Texas has received a respectable amount of rain this spring. While the water may have helped everyone’s yards look green and lush, it’s still not enough to recover from the drought.

CBSDFW.COM–06/03/2013

A sprinkler waters a lawn. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Water Restrictions Starting For Many DFW Cities

Lake levels are low, and water management officials are starting to take action. New water restrictions will go into effect on Saturday in 14 communities.

05/31/2013

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

North Texas Already Facing Drought Concerns

The wildfire that started burning near Possum Kingdom Lake on Monday is now under control, but attention has turned to another serious (and related) problem — drought.

05/15/2013

A beekeeper checks on the health and honey content of a honey bee colony. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Dwindling Honey Bee Population A Cause For Concern

The lack of honey bees is causing a lot of concern in Texas and worldwide, as bee colonies continue to die off at an alarming rate.

CBSDFW.COM–05/03/2013

A man uses a rake to shape a dirt mound while landscaping. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Texas A&M AgriLife Offers Water Education Website

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has launched a water education network as a one-stop online source on quality, conservation and management.

04/02/2013

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

Dry Winter Worsens Texas Drought Conditions

Nearly all of Texas is in drought, threatening severe water restrictions in some parts of the state and another record-setting dry spell if spring rains don’t materialize.

03/28/2013

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