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.
The state climatologist says Texas continues to experience a serious shortage of rainfall and is on track to experience the second-worst drought on record.
Most people associate the implementation of watering restrictions with the summer months, but the orders can be put in place any time drought is problem – and North Texas is having that problem now.
The past two months were among the five driest October-November combinations in Texas history.
Forecasters are no longer saying that Texas will have a wetter and cooler winter.
The changing North Texas weather of hot days and drenching rains can wreak havoc on concrete/slab foundations. Officials with the BBB say they’ve seen a 70-percent increase in the number of inquiries about foundation companies and they expect the number to increase.
Anthrax has killed more than 100 animals on ranches in Texas and Colorado within the past two weeks, and experts say the risk of infection may be greater with drought covering much of the United States.
The worst drought in the U.S. in decades may be leveling off or even easing ever so slightly in some lucky locales, federal weather forecasters announced Thursday in a report of little comfort for farmers and ranchers already tallying this year’s losses.
A report says the drought gripping much of the U.S. is the largest since 1956. With no relief in sight, the arid conditions may soon start having a noticeable effect on the prices of everything from food to gasoline.
We have not seen much rain in the past few weeks, which has lead to most of North Texas being placed in the “Abnormally Dry” category, according the Drought Monitor.
All of Texas is out of the worst stage of drought for the first time in nearly 15 months.
While parts of North Texas has seen wetter weather, the drought isn’t over, especially for the Dundee State Fish Hatchery. Dundee, the state’s largest fish hatchery, has had to suspend operations due to lack of water.
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