Drought, Then Rain, Toppling Texas TreesThe extended drought that Texas was in had weakened the trees. Then, with all the recent rain we had received, the trees became heavy and saturated -- and toppled over.
Texas Faces Drought Danger Amid Population BoomAmid record-shattering rainfalls and flooding, it's hard for Texans to think of something like a drought. The fact, however, remains: It will be a problem in the near future. Planners speculate that with Texas' booming population, preparation for a drought it something we should be taking more action on.
8 Western States Get Drought Aid For Farms, RanchesFarmers and ranchers in the West's worst-hit drought regions will receive an additional $21 million to help them save water and soil despite the long dry spell.
Texas No Longer In 'Exceptional Drought'The U.S. Drought Monitor indicated that Texas, for the first time since mid-2012, is no longer in the 'exceptional drought' category, the most dire of the five drought designations.
Engineers Release Flood Waters From Area Lakes After Weeks Of RainResidents in and around Collin County are being treated to a sight they haven’t seen in years. Lake Lavon is so full, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is releasing water from the lake to reduce flood risks.
Mineral Wells Water Supply Still In Jeopardy Despite Recent RainsResidents fear the lake that supplies their drinking water may dry up by this fall.
North Texas Lakes Benefit From Spring RainThere has been a good amount of rain in North Texas so far this spring. And while that might have caused some headaches for some people, things are looking good for anyone who is planning a trip to area lakes.
Water Project At Drought Stricken Texas Lake Could Help SomeA lot of North Texans know the drill, harsh water restrictions, that for some, only allow outdoor watering twice a month. But a massive project at one of the hardest hit lakes in the region could at least help some.
Six Food Favorites Affected By Climate ChangeThe effects of climate change are far-reaching, affecting not only weather, but more critical parts of human life such as food.
America The Beautiful (And Freezing)Many parts of the U.S. have already broken records for snowfall and below zero temperatures while other parts have seen unseasonably warm temperatures.
Drought Dries Up Business In Mineral WellsTowns such as Mineral Wells are blending river water with the lake water to stretch reserves.
USDA Decides To Implement Farm Bill ProvisionTexas cotton producers say they are pleased to learn the U.S. Department of Agriculture has reconsidered its decision about implementing a provision of the farm bill.
Mineral Wells Council Votes To Prohibit All Outdoor WateringThe sprinklers are now silenced. A desperately dry North Texas city is taking drastic steps to curb water use. Their latest action is the most drastic we've seen in the DFW area.
Residents Cry Foul About Plano's 'Flushing' ProcessThe City of Plano insists it’s not wasting the region's most precious resource – water.
Will El Niño Bring Rain To North Texas?The words "El Niño" bring hope of wetter times to rain-deprived north Texas. It hasn't happened since 2010, but should we expect a wetter winter?