Little change in local drought status even after recent rain

Nearly 5 inches of soaking rain spaced out over the last week in the Hill Country has eliminated some areas of dry soil, but the heavy rain did not fall in the right areas to eliminate local drought status.

The one area under a soil drought this week is the same as last — only including parts of Caldwell County, southeast of Austin.

Statewide, drought conditions have expanded to include 6% of the state, up from 4.8% last week.

Last week’s Central Texas drought monitor provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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