Texas continues to attempt to recover from the 2011 drought, which depleted drinking water supplies, hurt businesses, and cost the state $8.3 billion in agricultural losses.
Rainfall is still below normal. But somehow we are saving water.
For the first half of this year, Lubbock received 5 ¼ inches of rain.
A Colorado scientist says farmers and ranchers in Texas and Oklahoma can look forward to a wetter than average summer this year.
Governor Rick Perry today renewed a proclamation declaring Texas in a state of disaster due to drought.
The county judge has the option of ending the ban early if conditions change.
We have had some rain in Lubbock during the first quarter of 2012. However, it’s not enough to brag about.
Through Friday, the National Weather Service recorded precipitation totaling 1.29 inches
Slightly more than ten percent of Texas is now officially out of drought after recent rainfall across the state.
The drought loss of over $7 billion is a state record and was significantly larger than the previous record loss amount of $4.1 billion set in 2006
Last year's weather was the driest in the city's history.