Severe drought status expanding in weekly update

  • Soil drought conditions are expanding to cover 65% of the state, up from 56% last week
  • Severe soil drought now covers 30% of Texas, up from 22% last week
  • 12% of Texas is now under even worse extreme drought conditions

See last week’s map below:

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