Drought improves across Texas, but worsens locally

While widespread rain over the past week has improved drought conditions across the state, “moderate” drought conditions have returned to a southern sliver of the KXAN viewing area. This week 16.6% of Texas “dry” 1.2% of Texas in drought Last week 34.5% of Texas “dry” 3.7% of Texas in drought Last week’s U.S. Drought Monitor for our area.