Drought Update: How Texas is faring after recent heavy rains and flooding

The latest drought monitor was released today, but how does it compare to last week?

Heavy rain and flooding led to communication outages at the National Weather Service office, which left climatologists without full access to analyze the weather impact. However, we did still receive this drought monitor map.

This week, we are now able to see the full impact of those recent rains. Conditions improved significantly across parts of the south, and monsoons provided that much-needed rainfall, which greatly benefited farmers across the southwest, especially in Texas.

Tony St. James with All Ag All Day joined RFD-TV’s own Janet Adkison to provide an update on conditions across the Lone Star state.

Related:

Drought in the Lone Star State: “A cotton crop that will never go to harvest”

Drought Roundtable: It is an “uncertain and concerning” outlook for Texas and Kansas

Drought Roundtable: Analysts reveal how farmers in their states are feeling the brunt






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