The effects of the severe drought in Texas are being seen in widespread damage to trees in the state.
A lot of buzz last week about remarks that Texas State Climatologist John Nielson-Gammon made about the possibility of Texas still being in drought for another 5 to 15 years. The full news release from […]
Nearly every city park in Dallas is suffering some sort of damage due to severe drought conditions. But one park in Oak Cliff is managing to survive thanks to a group of volunteers who went on a sort of drought patrol.
Enough fence to cross Texas from east to west nearly seven times, more than 1,500 head of livestock and swaths of pasture nearly twice the area of Delaware have burned in Texas wildfires this year.
The Texas Parks & Wildlife has put together a slideshow of dramatic and impacting photos of our state’s drought.
Sparks from electric power lines likely started the blaze that became the most destructive wildfire in Texas history, fire officials said Tuesday.
The Texas drought is having a big impact on the people who grow the food we eat. Crop losses across the state have not only hurt farmers but also had a negative ripple effect far beyond the farm.
Climatologists say the La Nina weather conditions that contributed to the drought affecting most of Texas may re-occur later this year and prolong the misery for the state’s farmers and ranchers.
Wednesday’s temperature marked the 19th straight day with the thermometer over 100-degrees. So early into summer, the oppressive heat has already contributed to a number of deaths across North Texas.
“Oppressive”, “sticky” — words that can be used anywhere in the central U.S. Heat advisories and warnings were in place in 17 states, from Texas to Michigan, as temperatures and humidity combined to make being outside uncomfortable for millions.
The extreme heat pounding North Texas is wreaking havoc on roadways. Currently crews with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), are making at least one heat-related repair a week because of buckling.
At Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport there have been two days of 101-degree readings and we’re shooting for another day with the temperature above 100-degrees.