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As a field agronomist from Northwest Kansas, I'm attending the 15th Ogallala Aquifer Program workshop in Lubbock, TX with irrigation engineers, hydrologists, ... One of several global-scale drought monitoring programmes utilises satellite imagery to calculate and map the energy balance for land surfaces.
The Texas High Plains is under extreme drought and, if current conditions continue, producers need to make important decisions for summer crops, said Dr. Jourdan Bell, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomist in Amarillo. "The current U.S. Drought Monitor is reporting we are in a Stage ...

LUBBOCK, TX - Lubbock County Commissioners approved a burn ban on Friday morning. ... One year ago, very little of Texas was in drought. ... This burn ban was established, due to Critical and Extreme Fire Weather conditions, Ongoing Drought Conditions and Extended Drought Forecast, all of ...
The areas that have seen the least amount of rain are at the greatest risk for wildfire danger. Looking ahead to the end of the week there could be some hope for rain in West Texas. More. News Video. WF Repub. Party Leader Remembers Barbara Bush 02:29; WF Repub. Party Leader Remembers ...
AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Friday issued a state disaster declaration for more than 70 counties that are experiencing "extraordinary drought conditions." According to Abbott the drought conditions pose an imminent threat to public health, property and the economy. The declaration ...
Drought conditions started to creep back into our part of Texas during the past couple of months, but recent rains have helped provide relief. Heavy storms produce flash flooding across San Antonio during the final week of March, completely eliminating a small rain deficit that had crept up so far this ...

Highpointe Communities plans to unveil 820 to 825 rental units at its Trace multi-use master-planned community in San Marcos, Texas. Almost half that number will ... facing the main esplanade. We wanted to ensure it is walkable and bikeable [and includes] mature trees and drought-resistant landscaping.
AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) -. Limited pastures due to continuing dry conditions are forcing producers to place more cattle in feedlots earlier than expected. Agriculture experts say there are currently 10 percent more cattle on feed than there were this time last year. Get the latest Amarillo news straight to your ...
Black bass are fair on chrome Rat-L-Traps, Texas rigs, shallow running crankbaits and jigs. Sunfish are .... Black bass are good on shallow crankbaits, small plastic swimbaits and Texas rigged creature baits. Crappie .... After a period of drought, this lake caught water and boating is now allowed. However ...
Some TX Wheat Farmers Seek Disaster Aid Due to Severe Drought USAgNet - 03/28/2018. The current drought has already severely impacted wheat production in the Texas Panhandle, making it tough for farmers to anticipate a profitable year. "It's very troubling to look out across our landscape right now," said Chief ...
In the wake of a dry winter, a drought has once again been building across Texas for much of 2018. Local conditions are the driest in three years, according to this week's update of the U.S. Drought Monitor, which indicates an increase to severe drought status (see map, orange color contour) from Austin ...
The Red Flag warnings issued Friday include most of Oklahoma, the Texas Panhandle, southern Kansas, northeastern New Mexico, southeastern ... The latest map shows swaths of red covering the Four Corners Region and the southern high plains, indicating extreme to exceptional drought — the worst ...
They're meeting Friday as dry conditions intensify from the plains of eastern New Mexico to the Texas Panhandle and parts of Colorado, Oklahoma and Kansas. The latest map shows swaths of red covering the Four Corners Region and the southern high plains, indicating extreme to exceptional drought ...
The Southwest looks to be the driest quadrant of the country, with drought conditions in the Austin and San Antonio metro areas likely continuing or even getting worse, predicts NOAA. The latest Drought Monitor shows moderate drought status in most of South-Central Texas, with a pocket of severe drought ...
(WAVY) — Old Dominion will have its opportunity to return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in seven years when the Monarchs play in the Conference Tournament in Frisco, Texas on Thursday. ODU (24-6, 15-3) is the two-seed in the conference tournament behind Middle Tennessee which has ...
WAVY Sports - (WAVY) -- Old Dominion will have its opportunity to return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in seven years when the Monarchs play in the Conference Tournament in Frisco, Texas on Thursday. ODU (24-6, 15-3) is the two-seed in the conference tournament behind Middle Tennessee ...

But for the majority of the Panhandle, which only gets about 18 inches of rain a year anyway, an “extreme” drought cropped up in Foard County in early ... Texas State Climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon said the Panhandle's drought shouldn't be completely pinned on climate change, but he said it's ...
If the forecast pans out, we could have some hearty two to three inch rain accumulations here around Austin this week, exactly what we need to beat out a rain deficit of nearly three inches so far in 2018. We'll be cloudy, breezy and warm today with highs in the mid 70s. It's an overall 30% rain chance today ...
The latest drought monitor came out on Thursday and we didn't see any changes in Central Texas but there were some changes to the Hill Country. Most of us are still in a moderate drought, including the Austin metro and Hill Country, but a severe drought has started to show up in Kerr and ...
Black bass are fair on chrome Rat-L-Traps, Texas rigs, shallow running crankbaits and jigs. Sunfish .... Black bass are good on weightless Flukes, spinnerbaits and Texas rigged creature baits along shoreline cover. No report on .... After a period of drought, this lake caught water and boating is now allowed.
AMARILLO, TX (KFDA/RNN) -. Residents of Canyon will soon be mandated to conserve water usage, as our record drought continues. "People get a little bit antsy when you talk about mandatory watering restrictions, understandably so, but we want to make sure everybody knows this is simply basically ...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 60 Texas counties as primary natural disaster areas because of losses and damage from recent drought. In a statement Wednesday, the USDA designated the counties of the Texas Panhandle and South Plains, along with those along the Red River and ...
AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) -. The current drought has already severely impacted wheat production in the Texas Panhandle, making it tough for farmers to anticipate a profitable year. "It's very troubling to look out across our landscape right now," said Chief Meteorologist Doppler Dave Oliver. "It's very ...
CENTRAL TEXAS - Time to dust off your umbrella: the forecast here at home looks wet through the middle of the week, with some strong thunderstorms in the mix at times. As of Monday morning, take a look at the video above and the forecast below for what we think you can expect. Keep in mind, computer ...
As of Thursday, Erath County was in the 300-400 range on the Texas A&M Forest Service's Keetch-Byram Drought Index and though that isn't the highest on the drought scale, it states that “Fuels are beginning to dry and contribute to wildfire intensity.” There have been several small grass fires recently but ...
Black bass are fair on pumpkin/chartreuse Curb's jigs, Texas rigged weightless watermelon/blue flake Whacky Sticks, and smoke/red flake grubs in 5-12 feet. Striped bass are fair jigging Pirk Minnows and drifting or free lining live bait. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on crappie jigs and live minnows ...
If the name Andrew White sounds familiar, it's probably because he's the son of the late former Texas Gov. Mark White. And in December, Andrew announced he is ... 7 in Houston, Andrew also lamented the long drought for Texas Democrats statewide. "My fellow Democrats, I know you're tired of losing," ...
Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Dallas AP at 972-991-2100, or, in Texas, 800-442-7189. ... WASHINGTON — With three strong hurricanes, wildfires, hail, flooding, tornadoes and drought, the United States tallied a record high bill last year for weather disasters: ...
AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) -. We are in a recording breaking drought and it won't be ending anytime soon with affects potentially hitting the Panhandle. It's been a record breaking 76 days of no measurable precipitation in Amarillo. The National Weather Service predicts the drought will spread into the northern ...
Widespread, moderate to heavy precipitation (2-6 inches, locally to 10 inches) fell across a large portion of short-term drought (D1-D3) in the lower Mississippi Valley and southern Great Plains, with the greatest totals falling on southeastern Oklahoma, northeastern Texas, central Arkansas, northern ...
The county was at 370 on the Keetch-Byram Drought Index on Wednesday, just below midrange on the 0-to-800 scale. ... Most of Northeast Texas was in severe drought last week with parts of three counties along the Red River in extreme drought, one step drier, according to the Texas Drought Monitor.
In its weekly water report, the Texas Water Development Board said the region is still in a state of severe drought, however this is based on data before storms that passed through the region over the weekend and earlier this week. Among the data used is a drought map from the United States Drought ...
Heavy, Soaking Rain Provides Much Needed Drought Relief to North Texas. DFW records the most rain in a single day since June 24. By Grant Johnston. Published at 8:40 AM CST on Dec 18, 2017 | Updated at 11:39 PM CST on Dec 19, 2017 ...
Rain chances will increase across the entire region Saturday night as the low pressure system moves across the state. Rain chances will end on Sunday but return to the southeast half of the region Monday. The cities of Dallas and Fort Worth are in a moderate drought situation, but Denton, Collin and parts ...
It was not that long ago when we had the wettest summer on record and the rainiest August on record in Deep East Texas, due in large part to Hurricane Harvey. Despite our annual surplus in rainfall for 2017, we have now seen drought conditions quickly expand and worsen across East Texas due to a lack ...
The Texas A&M Forest Service says Grayson County is currently in the "very high" fire danger zone as severe drought conditions linger across Texoma. The National Weather Service in Fort Worth warned of an elevated fire weather threat on Wednesday due to unseasonably warm and breezy conditions.
Drought and “abnormally dry” conditions continued to spread across the state of Texas over the past week, despite some relief from rain and snow, the Texas Water Development Board said Monday in its weekly water report. “The area of moderate or worse drought is up two percentage points, now ...
Black bass are fair on pumpkin/chartreuse Curb's jigs, Texas rigged weightless watermelon/blue flake Whacky Sticks, and smoke/red flake grubs in 5-12 feet. Striped bass are fair jigging Pirk Minnows and drifting or free lining live bait. White bass are slow. Crappie are fair on crappie jigs and live minnows ...
William Woods, A salesman at Garden World in Abilene, TX, say's "for this time of year the biggest thing people can really do is to keep the ground moist if it's going to get ... Economic concerns set in for many local businesses when droughts start to become extreme throughout West Central Texas. And it all ...
Portions of Texoma received a reprieve from drought conditions following a wet and cold end to 2017, the Texas Water Development Board said Tuesday in its weekly water report. Following a break for the Christmas holiday, the water board found that 33 percent of the state remains in a state of drought.
Small, easy-to-grow and adapted to most of Texas, persimmon trees grow in the wild, ... Drought can cause fruit drop. ... Mail your questions in care of the Advocate, P.O. Box 1518, Victoria, TX 77901; or vcmga@vicad.com.
His flock live in a Texas town that hasn't had running water in 30 years .... Keahey believes Sandbranch's long drought could end as early as ...
Everything from drought to wildfires to the 2008 recession has been blamed. And Patton says there are definitely fewer growers now to fill the ...
The day after Democrats scored big wins in governor's elections in Virginia and New Jersey, the chair of the Texas Democratic Party hailed the ...
In Central Texas, you can always count on the cedar pollen to come rolling in around ... Winter extremes can also include extreme drought.
For the first time in more than a month, severe drought was recorded in Texas, the Texas Water Development Board said Monday in its weekly ...
Despite rains bringing some relief, drought conditions persist in Northeast Texas, the Texas Water Development Board said Monday in its ...
Speaker Andy Vestal asked the South Texas Farm and Ranch Show crowd ... In 2011, during a drought year, wildfires destroyed parts of Texas ...
AUSTIN, TX -- For state Rep. ... His counterpart in the Texas Senate, Charles Perry, appears just as passionate. ... flood events that demonstrate that we have water that we are not capturing for later use during times of drought.


 

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