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Drought Returns to Texas Just Months After Hurricane Harvey Floods State


Note: Maps depict drought conditions during the final week of every month. January's map is current as of Jan. 16. - Source: United States Drought Monitor - Credit: Annie Daniel

Just five months after the monster storm gave Texas its wettest month in history, much of the state is now in a drought — including areas that saw historic flooding. - by Paul Cobler - January 24, 2018

 . . . More than 40 percent of Texas is now in a moderate to severe drought, according to the latest data from the U.S. Drought Monitor. That's compared to 4 percent on Aug. 29, a few days after Harvey slammed into the South Texas coast.

And dry conditions are expected to worsen over the coming months.


CLICK HERE - United States Drought Monitor


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