Are we in for a drought?
We go through dry periods and, as you know, we can get soakers around here that fix a no-rain situation pretty quickly. Last Thursday’s drought monitor shows abnormally dry to severe drought conditions in SE Texas and Extreme drought in West Texas:US Drought monitor showing abnormally dry to severe drought in our areaU.S. Drought monitor showing extreme and exceptional drought in West Texas. Our normal rainfall from Oct. 1 to now is 8.33 inches so clearly, that’s a deficit. But prolonged dry periods can turn into longer dry periods and that is the concern. Here’s our precip forecast into winter:Dry OutlookThis shows better chances than not for below normal rainfall.